Deputy Gordon D. Erickson

Deputy Gordon D. Erickson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, April 30, 1970

Gordon D. Erickson

Deputy Gordon Erickson was killed when he fell from a moving vehicle. Deputy Gordon was a passenger in a Sheriff’s Department bus when the driver made a left turn. Deputy Erickson fell out of the open door, struck his head on the pavement, and sustained massive head injuries. He died from the injuries six days later.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Friday, April 24, 1970

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Tomorrow i start my journey at MCJ and I honor your service and sacrifice. Thank you sir you are not forgotten.

Dep. Ines, adrian

February 8, 2015

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