Deputy George Robert Davis

Deputy George Robert Davis

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, April 14, 1995

Add to My Heroes

George Robert Davis

Deputy Bob Davis was shot and killed while he and another deputy were investigating a homicide on the Round Valley Indian Reservation in Covelo, California.

During the investigation, they encountered one of the armed suspects and shot and killed him. As they were searching the area, another suspect shot and killed Deputy Davis.

The subject eluded the police for four months until he turned himself into authorities. After a long trial, he was acquitted.

Deputy Davis was a United States Navy Seal veteran and served with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and a daughter.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

ambush, homicide investigation

Most Recent Reflection

View all 27 Reflections

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

April 14, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.