Deputy Joseph O. Herrera

Deputy Joseph O. Herrera

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 3, 1972

Joseph O. Herrera

Deputy Joseph Herrera struck and killed by a jail transport bus at the Men's Central Jail.

The brakes on the bus failed as it pulled into the facility. Deputy Herrera was crushed between the bus and a pillar.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 4, 2017

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