Deputy Sheriff Steven Douglas Lindblom

Deputy Sheriff Steven Douglas Lindblom

Madera County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, August 16, 1975

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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