Deputy Sheriff Darden Hollis

Deputy Sheriff Darden Hollis

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, January 1, 1975

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Darden Hollis

Deputy Sheriff Darden Hollis was shot and killed during a struggle with a man on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with murder. He was found guilty of manslaughter and served a short prison service. After being released he continued a life of crime and was sent back to prison for other crimes. In 2004 the suspect died during a struggle with corrections officers in Lancaster, California.

Deputy Hollis had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 15 years and was assigned to the West Hollywood Station. He was a United States Army veteran and was survived by his wife, parents, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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I knew Officer Hollis as a friendly acquaintence. I evaluated police candidates for fitness for duty and felt Darden Hollis was not a good candidate. Boy was I wrong.

Robert Ashmore
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May 29, 2020

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