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.
DEPUTY SHERIFF CARLOS FRANCIES
End of Watch 8/13/2015
Drowned while off-duty attempting to save another swimmer.
Enshrined in the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California.
SERGEANT VIRGIL THOMAS
Richmond Police Department, End of Watch, August 20, 2020
Sgt. Thomas died of COVID-19
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.
Sergeant Paul Starzyk
Martinez Police Department End of Watch September 6, 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 surprised 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.