Deputy Sheriff Gordon D. Erickson

Deputy Sheriff Gordon D. Erickson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, April 30, 1970

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Gordon D. Erickson

Deputy Sheriff 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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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Erickson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 21, 2019

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