Deputy Charles O. Ley
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Date of Birth: May 28, 1940
Date Appointed: August 1, 1968
End of Watch: May 24, 1972
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Deputy Charles Ley was assigned to the Industry Station at the time of his death. Deputy Ley was in pursuit of a traffic violator on the San Gabriel River Freeway when he lost control of his patrol car. The patrol car rolled over an embankment, landing upside down, critically injuring Deputy Ley.