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

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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Happy birthday dad we all love you and miss you very much. We finally got your bridge, Caleb and I fish that spot every summer. We noodle real men don't need fishin poles. I can't put into words exactly what I won't to say. I know it's been 20 years, to me your still rite here I see you in the mirror and when I look at Caleb it's as if Im looking at you. Ill see you soon dad just not today I love You.

Clendon West

February 2, 2016

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