Deputy Sheriff Antranik Geuvjehizian

Deputy Sheriff Antranik Geuvjehizian

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, July 19, 1995

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Antranik Geuvjehizian

Deputy Sheriff Antranik Geuvjehizian was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a prowler in a neighbor's yard on South Los Robles Avenue, in Pasadena, at approximately 9:30 pm.

He was taking out his trash when he observed the man in the yard. As Deputy Geuvjehizian went to confront the man his wife called the police. The subject shot Deputy Geuvjehizian moments later.

He was transported to a local hospital where he died in surgery at 4:30 am.

Deputy Geuvjehizian had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 6-1/2 years and was assigned to the Court Services Bureau. He is survived by his wife, mother, two brothers, and sister.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 18, 1995
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

at home, off duty, suspicious person

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It was my honor to have been G-12’s immediate supervisor at 9000 floor, Men’s Central Jail, 1995. Just a terrific young man. I sometimes reflect on what we lost that night. All these years later tears come to my eyes. God bless you, Antranik Geuvjehizian. You are remembered.

DS4 Dan Bonar

August 21, 2018

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