With utmost respect, we honor the memory of those deputies from the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office that gave the ultimate sacrifice for their community, department, partners and country.

To learn more about these fallen deputies and the Monterey County Sheriff’s Memorial Foundation, please click here.

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May the names be few and those honored never be forgotten.

Deputy Sheriff Joaquin De La Torre
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Saturday, November 10, 1855
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Charles Layton
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Saturday, November 10, 1855
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sheriff Henry R. Farley
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Monday, September 18, 1899
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Special Sheriff Noah H. Rader
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Monday, July 6, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Jerralee J. Jacobus
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Deputy Sheriff Robert J. Shaw
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Saturday, April 9, 1988
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Deputy Anthony Olson
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, September 24, 1996
Cause of Death: Automobile accident