Fallen Officers

Since 1935, 15 Stanislaus County officers have died in the line of duty. Here is a list of those fallen officers.

 

Officer Lavon B. New

Turlock Police Department

Birth Date: October 9, 1906

End of Watch: August 14, 1935

 


 

Officer Earle M. Ames

California Highway Patrol

Date of Birth: December 7, 1906

End of Watch: December 10, 1936

 


 

Officer Joe E. Kerley

Turlock Police Department

Date of Birth: February 26, 1888

End of Watch: November 1, 1949

 


 

Officer Glenn E. Winans

Turlock Police Department

Date of Birth: March 30, 1910

End of Watch: November 1, 1949

 


 

Officer George G. Bredenberg Jr.

Turlock Police Department

Date of Birth: January 13, 1912

End of Watch: November 4, 1949

 


 

Officer Harold B. Harless

Riverbank Police Department

Date of Birth: November 15, 1922

End of Watch: October 17, 1965

 


 

Deputy Harold L. Thornton

Stanislaus County Sheriffs Office

Date of Birth: August 14, 1934

End of Watch: August 23, 1967

 


 

Deputy Bill J. Dickens

Stanislaus County Sheriffs Office

Date of Birth: July 3, 1933

End of Watch: January 27, 1970

 


 

Officer William R. Court

California Highway Patrol

Date of Birth: December 1, 1936

End of Watch: February 13, 1970

 


 

Officer Raymond C. Willert

Turlock Police Department

Date of Birth: June 28, 1947

End of Watch: February 9, 1973

 


 

Officer Leo R. Volk

Modesto Police Department

Date of Birth: May 8, 1949

End of Watch: May 21, 1973

 


 

Sergeant Howard K. Stevenson

Ceres Police Department

Date of Birth: February 18, 1965

End of Watch: January 9, 2005

 


 

Officer Earl H. Scott

California Highway Patrol

Date of Birth: October 22, 1969

End of Watch: February 17, 2006

 


 

Sergeant Steven E. May

Modesto Police Department

Date of Birth: July 14, 1956

End of Watch, July 23, 2009

 


 

Deputy Robert Paris

Stanislaus County Sheriffs Office

Date of Birth: January 23, 1959

End of Watch: April 12, 2012