Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Iris May

Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Iris May

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, September 26, 1989

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Rosemary Iris May

Deputy Sheriff Rosemary May was killed when her department vehicle was struck by another car that ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed at the intersection of Avenue I and 30th Street East in Lancaster.

The driver of the other vehicle plead guilty to one count of manslaughter and sentenced to one year in jail.

Deputy May had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 21 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff May,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 26, 2019

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