Deputy Sheriff Steven Douglas Lindblom

Deputy Sheriff Steven Douglas Lindblom

Madera County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, August 16, 1975

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Steven Douglas Lindblom

Deputy Lindblom was shot and killed during a shootout at the scene of a hostage situation. He was shot once in the head by the suspect who was barricaded inside of a home. The suspect was shot and killed after wounding two other deputies.

Deputy Lindblom had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and 4-year-old son. His son passed away from leukemia two years later.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .30 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Lindblom. Terrible about your little boy who is now resting in peace next to his heroic daddy!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 20, 2019

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