Date Appointed: 1999
End of Watch: October 24, 2014
Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, a 15-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious occupied vehicle within a business parking lot.
Deputy Danny Oliver and his partner were approaching the occupied vehicle when, for reasons unknown, the occupant(s) fired multiple rounds at the Deputies, striking Deputy Oliver in the upper torso and mortally wounding him. The suspects fled the scene and began a violent crime spree by carjacking several citizens of their vehicles in a nearby neighborhood, shooting one in the upper torso. That shooting victim is reported to be in stable condition.
Deputy Oliver is survived by his wife and two daughters.