Deputy Sheriff Randy Robert Lutz

Deputy Sheriff Randy Robert Lutz

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 22, 1989

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Randy Robert Lutz

Deputy Sheriff Randy Lutz was killed in a motorcycle crash while on patrol in Norco, California.

He had been on the newly-formed motor unit for only two weeks and was one of the county's first motor officers. While traveling on Hamner Avenue he came across stopped traffic and attempted evasive maneuvers but lost control of the motorcycle and struck an oncoming truck head-on.

Deputy Lutz was a U.S. Navy veteran who served as a crewmember of a nuclear submarine before becoming a law enforcement officer. He had served with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for six years. Deputy Lutz was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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