Lake County deputy honored today after more than a century (1)


SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Public Safety Academy Tuesday is holding the 2012 Police Memorial Ceremony to honor fallen officers. Among those, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Samuel J. Lewis, who died March 11, 1882. The details of the gunfight were only recently discovered, and he’ll be honored today along with two others lost in the line of duty in 2011.