Deputy Sheriff Joseph O. Herrera

Deputy Sheriff Joseph O. Herrera

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 3, 1972

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Joseph O. Herrera

Deputy Sheriff 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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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 3, 2020

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