Officer Rank: Deputy Sheriff

Memorial Panel: 33-E: 26

Department: Sacramento County, California, S.O.

End of Watch: 03/29/2008

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Age: 49

Length of Service: 8

Deputy Sheriff Derouen died from injuries sustained while attempting to subdue a suspect during a vehicle stop. Deputy Derouen was apprehending a suspect on a country road when he was struck by a passing motorist. The accident caused Deputy Derouen to lose his leg and hip and caused severe damage to his abdomen. Deputy Derouen received a disability retirement in February of 1988. Deputy Derouen died of sepsis due to his injuries on March 29, 2008.

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