Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Deirdre Vickers
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The Department is saddened to announce the death of Deputy Darnell Calhoun, most recently assigned to the Lake Elsinore Station. Deputy Calhoun was shot and killed in the line of duty on Friday, January 13, 2023. He was 30 years old.
Darnell Calhoun began his service with our Department as a Deputy Sheriff on February 24, 2022, and was assigned to the Lake Elsinore Station. Deputy Calhoun spent two years working for the San Diego Police Department before being hired by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office.
Information on funeral services will be released as it becomes available.
On behalf of the entire Department, we extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Darnell Calhoun.
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