Fallen Heroes

Since 1984, The One Hundred Club of Contra Costa County has honored the brave men and women who serve in police and fire departments throughout Contra Costa County. Everyday deputies, firefighters and officers go to work knowing they could lose their lives to save others. They risk their lives on a daily basis so that we can be safe in our homes, workplaces and communities. The following is a listing of public safety professionals who suffered a Line of Duty Death (LODD); the surviving families were recipients of support from The One Hundred Club of Contra Costa County.

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom       

California Highway Patrol

End of Watch September 5, 2013

Officer Youngstrom sustained a gunshot wound during a traffic stop that occurred on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

  Officer Kenyon Youngstrom             

Officer Brad Moody

Richmond Police Department

End of Watch October 5, 2008                         

Officer Moody sustained injuries from a traffic collision that occurred in the City of Richmond.    

Officer Brad Moody

Sergeant Paul Starzyk                

Martinez Police Department

End of Watch September 2, 2008

Sergeant Starzyk sustained a gunshot wound fired by a suspect who reached around a door, pointing in the direction of Sergeant Starzyk. 

 

Captain Matt Burton

Contra Costa County Fire Protection 

End of Watch July 21, 2007

Captain Burton died while executing a fire rescue mission.

Fire Engineer Scott Desmond

Contra Costa County Fire Protection

End of Watch July 21, 2007

Engineer Desmond died while executing a fire rescue mission.

Deputy Fire Marshal Ronald Wiley

Richmond Fire Department

End of Watch July 2, 2007

Fire Marshal Wiley died from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. 

Officer Larry Lasater

Pittsburg Police Department

End of Watch April 24, 2005

Officer Lasater succumbed from injuries he sustained after being ambushed by robbery suspects.

Inspector Raymond Giacomelli

Pittsburg Police Department

Inspector Giacomelli succumbed from a gunshot wound he sustained after being suprised by a parolee.

Officer David Haynes

Richmond Police Department

End of Watch December 28, 1992

Officers Haynes and Garcia were shot and killed by the suspect of a domestic violence call for service.

Officer Leonard Garcia

Richmond Police Department

Officers Garcia and Haynes were shot and killed by the suspect of a domestic violence call for service.

 

Reserve Deputy Sheriff George Nash

Office of the Sheriff, Contra Costa County - San Ramon Police Department

Deputy Nash succumbed from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident; his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver.