Deputy Sheriff Christopher Lee Taylor

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Lee Taylor

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, December 7, 1992

Christopher Lee Taylor

Deputy Christopher Taylor was shot and killed during a traffic stop. He had stopped a bug exterminator truck that was dragging a hose. He discovered two juveniles he was familiar with driving the truck and placed them in his patrol car as he investigated why they were driving the truck.

As Deputy Taylor returned to his patrol car after learning that the truck was stolen one of the boys shot him in the head, killing him.

The suspect was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life.

Deputy had served with the agency for less then 1 year. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Just watched a graduation video from September 4, 1992, SCCJA graduating class #269. It was an honor to know Chris and a devastating loss of such a fine young man. Chris will always be remembered. God Bless Tracy and the family.

Former Police Officer Greg Pendleton
Camden PD

April 25, 2018

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