Deputy Sheriff Charles Robert Anderson

EOW: Jan 24, 1987

Charles Robert Anderson

Deputy Charles Anderson was shot and killed when he confronted a burglar in his home.

He had just returned home from a family outing when he discovered a man inside his house. The burglar opened fire on the deputy when he confronted the him and identified himself as a deputy.

Deputy Anderson had been employed with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for 11 years, and is survived by his wife and 5-year-old son.