Deputy Sheriff Larry David Griffith

Deputy Sheriff Larry David Griffith

Lassen County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 2, 1995

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Larry David Griffith

Deputy Sheriff Larry Griffith was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a ranch on County Road 502, three miles east of Ravondale, at 8:45 am.

The subject opened fire on him as he exited his patrol car. The subject was convicted of his murder and sentenced to death.

Deputy Griffith had served with the Lassen County Sheriff's Office for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, daughter, parents, two brothers, three sisters, and two grandsons.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 122

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to death


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Lassen County Sheriff Deputy Larry Griffith, Though Your Life Was Cut Short On March 2nd 1995, Your Courage And Dedication Are Always Remembered. It Is 25 Years Later And Still The Person Who Blatantly Took Your Life Has Not Truly Been Been Punished.

On This Day, We Celebrate Your Life. A Life Of Good , Humor, Love And Family. You Have Made Every Life Richer By You're Presence. Within Them. What You Have Given, To All, Will ALWAYS Be Cherished. Today Is A Day We Say "Thank You" For All You Have Given.

Happy Birthday Sheriff Deputy Larry Griffith !!!

Retired Officer
Grand Rapids Police Department

August 23, 2020

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