Fire Engineer David “Rick” Lee

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Fire Engineer David “Rick” Lee

Upland Fire Department

Upland Fire Engineer David “Rick” Lee passed away unexpectedly the afternoon of December 13, 2000. He was found by his kids and one of our fellow Upland Firefighters. He leaves behind his wife and two young sons. This is obviously devastating to his family and also to the Upland Firefighters. Please lift up his family and Upland Fire Department members in prayer.

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Deputy Steven Parsons

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Deputy Sheriff Steven Edward Parsons

Orange County Sheriff’s Department

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Biographical Info
Tour of Duty: 11 years

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Date of Incident: Monday, June 19, 2000
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Not available

Deputy Parsons died five days after being involved in a traffic collision while driving his police motorcycle.

Deputy Parsons was traveling through an intersection when another vehicle ran a red light, striking him. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition before passing away. He had been employed with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for 11 years, and is survived by his wife, six-year-old daughter, three-year-old son, parents, and sister.

Officer Daryle Black

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Police Officer Daryle Wayne Black

Long Beach Police Department

Badge Number: 5452 Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, April 29, 2000
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect Info: Sentenced to death

Officer Daryle Black was shot and killed when he and his partner were ambushed.

The two officers, members of the Long Beach Police Department’s anti-gang unit, were driving an unmarked vehicle at approximately 2300 hours when they were struck by gunfire in an ambush style attack. After both officers were shot, one officer was call for assistance, and both were taken to a local hospital, where Officer Black died approximately one hour later. Neither officer was return fire.

The suspect was arrested two days later, after being identified through an investigation. The killer was found guilty and sentenced to death during his second trial.

Officer Black had been employed with the Long Beach Police Department for six years, and had been in law enforcement for ten years.

Officer Russell Miller

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Police Officer Russell Myron Miller Sr.

Chino Police Department

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Age: 51
Tour of Duty: 12 years

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Date of Incident: Tuesday, February 1, 2000
Weapon Used: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect Info: Charged with murder

Officer Russell Miller was struck by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop in the early morning hours.

During the stop, Officer Miller was walking from his cruiser towards the driver of a pickup truck when the drunk driver struck him from behind, throwing him into the bed of the pickup truck. After the collision, the drunk fled the scene, but was arrested a short time later, after crashing into a telephone pole.

The driver of the pickup truck flagged down another passing patrol car for assistance. Officer Miller was flown to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead approximately ten hours after the incident. The suspect was charged with second-degree murder and felony hit and run.

Officer Miller had served with the Chino Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Deputy Sheriff Eric Andrew Thach

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Deputy Sheriff Eric Andrew Thach

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department

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Biographical Info
Age: 34
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, October 8, 1999
Weapon Used: Rifle; Semi-automatic
Suspect Info: Shot and killed

Deputy Thach was shot and killed after being ambushed at a home-invasion robbery. He had responded to the call when neighbors of the home noticed a strange man at the house. While at the scene, Deputy Thach was shot with an assault rifle and the shot penetrated his protective vest. At the time he was shot, Deputy Thach had not even seen the suspect. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead about two hours later. The suspect then left the scene and started several brush fires in the area in an attempt to escape. Other responding deputies shot and killed the suspect near the fires.

Deputy Thach had been with the agency for three years and is survived by his wife and daughter.

Deputy Kent Alan Hintergardt

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Deputy Kent Alan Hintergardt

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department nutzliche Quellen Deputy Hintergardt was shot and killed on May, 9, 1993, when he responded to a domestic disturbance. Deputy Hintergardt had responded to an apartment complex and was waiting in the parking lot for backup when the suspect came downstairs and shot the head. The suspect strangled his girlfriend before committing suicide. Deputy Hintergardt had been with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for four years and was survived by his expectant wife and 16-month-old daughter. Please read “There May Not Be Another Day!” by Deputy Hintergardt’s surviving spouse, Linda (Hintergardt) Soubirous