Deputy - Peter J. Aguirre

 

Peter Aguirre

Deputy Peter J. Aguirre
October 17, 1969 – July 17, 1996


Deputy Aguirre, who started as a cadet with the Department and served as a Deputy for over two years, was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance call in the Ojai area.  The suspect was also shot by responding deputies, but survived.  He was prosecuted for first-degree murder and received the death penalty.  Peter was awarded the Medal of Valor for his heroism and is survived by his wife Dina and their daughter, Gabriella.