Senior Deputy - Lisa D. Whitney

 

Lisa Whitney

Senior Deputy Lisa D. Whitney
May 26, 1970 – August 12, 1998


Sr. Deputy Whitney, an 8-year veteran, was killed in a traffic accident when a driver broadsided her unmarked detective vehicle.  She was driving to interview a rape victim at the time of the accident.  The driver was found to be under the influence of drugs and later sentenced to 13 years in prison.  Lisa was a member of our Mounted Patrol Unit, Mounted Honor Guard, and a certified trainer throughout California.  Lisa will be always remembered as the “Angel on Horseback.”