Deputy Kent Hintergardt

Deputy Kent Hintergardt

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, May 9, 1993

Kent Hintergardt

Deputy Kent Hintergardt was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance. Deputy Hintergardt had responded to an apartment complex and was waiting in the parking lot for backup when the suspect came downstairs and shot him in the head. The suspect strangled his girlfriend before committing suicide.

Deputy Hintergardt had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his expectant wife and 16-month-old daughter.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Every yr May 9th brings this memory back. My husband worked with Kent Hintergardt. I was a young mother with 2 sm children and could never imagine what his pregnant wife was going thru. My heart still aches for his family. I hope they know his memory lives on.

Sherry (Bommer) Alger
Wife of a co worker

June 12, 2018

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