Deputy Sheriff Terry Lee Greer

Deputy Sheriff Terry Lee Greer

Kern County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Tuesday, August 7, 1973

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Terry Lee Greer

Deputy Sheriff Terry Greer drowned while searching for a possible drowning victim in the Kern-Friant Canal. Deputy Greer became trapped in a large pipe.

Deputy Greer was a member of the dive team at the time of the incident. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

water rescue

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Deputy Sheriff Greer,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kern County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 7, 2023

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