Deputy Sheriff Barry J. Hoffman

EOW: Aug 30, 1971

Barry J. Hoffman

Deputy Barry Hoffman was shot and killed during a struggle. Deputy Hoffman and his partner were questioning two suspects near a bar in Lawndale when the two suspects attempted to flee. A struggle ensued between Deputy Hoffman and one of the suspects when he was wounded. Deputy Hoffman’s partner shot and killed the suspect. Deputy Hoffman was transported to a local hospital where he died five days later.

Deputy Hoffman had been with the agency for just over two years.