SORENSEN 6TH TO DIE ON DUTY IN A.V.Byline: Greg Botonis Staff Writer
PALMDALE - When Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County sheriff's Deputy Steve Sorensen was gunned down at an isolated desert trailer, he became the sixth law enforcement officer in Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley history to die in the line of duty In the Line of Duty may refer to:
Sorensen's killing Aug. 2 illustrates that law enforcement is an inherently dangerous profession, a local sheriff's official said.
``I'd like to think that none of the deaths were in vain,'' said Palmdale sheriff's station Commander Capt. Terry Judge. ``I think that what Steve's death did was to bring home the reality of law enforcement. It's not like you see on TV. Who else is going to roll to a call where someone is armed except a deputy or run into a burning building like a firefighter? I would hope that there is a renewed faith in law enforcement.''
Sorensen, whose suspected killer is believed to have died Friday in a fire that started during a gunbattle with sheriff's deputies, was the Antelope Valley's first deputy to die in the line of duty since Richard B. Hammack, a narcotics narcotics n. 1) techinically, drugs which dull the senses. 2) a popular generic term for drugs which cannot be legally possessed, sold, or transported except for medicinal uses for which a physician or dentist's prescription is required. deputy who died May 1992 in a shootout Shootout
Venture capital jargon. Refers to two or more venture capital firms fighting for the startup. at the mobile home of a drug dealer.
The first known local law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty was Herbert Glidden, a Lancaster constable who was shot to death in a 1920 on Lancaster Boulevard after he jumped on the running board of a car occupied by out-of-town criminals. Armed townspeople went after his killers, killing one and capturing the other.
Gregory Low and Charles Plumleigh were sheriff's deputies who died of injuries suffered in a February 1978 crash at 30th Street West and Avenue K. Rosemary Iris May was a forensics See computer forensics. expert who died in a September 1984 crash.
The Lancaster sheriff's station has a bronze memorial plaque that displays the names and photos of the five slain officers.
The memorial was built along with the station in 1996, and room was left for additional names, like Sorensen's.
``We have room left to add, but God forbid for·bid
tr.v. for·bade or for·bad , for·bid·den or for·bid, for·bid·ding, for·bids
1. To command (someone) not to do something: I forbid you to go.
2. that we would have to,'' said Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Handley just after the unveiling.
(1 -- color in Verb 1. color in - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
color, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour AV edition) SORENSON
(2 -- color in AV edition) MAY - '89
(3) PLUMLEIGH - '78
(4) LOW - '78
(5 -- color in AV edition) HAMMACK - '92
(6 -- color in AV edition) GLIDDEN - '20