Deputy Sheriff Earl Mendenhall

Deputy Sheriff Earl Mendenhall

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Saturday, July 15, 1961

Earl Mendenhall

Deputy Sheriff Earl Mendenhall was killed in an automobile accident when a mentally ill prisoner he was transporting grabbed the wheel of his cruiser and caused it to veer into oncoming traffic.

Deputy Mendenhall was a WWII veteran.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 15, 2018

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