Deputy Sheriff Clendon Paul West, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Clendon Paul West, Sr.

Johnston County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 11, 1995

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Clendon Paul West, Sr.

Deputy West was shot and killed after he and another deputy went to a mobile home park to verify the address of a man wanted on several warrants. Another deputy was also shot and wounded. The suspect was apprehended two days later at a city rail station in New York City.

The suspect was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to death on June 20, 1996.

Deputy West is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 160

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Deputy Sheriff West rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 11, 2019

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