Deputy Juan Abel Escalante
 
Deputy Juan Abel Escalante  

 

 
 
   
 

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    August 02, 2008
Survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two siblings.


  November 30, 2005

September 04, 1980, Glendale, CA

Salesian High School, 1994-1998

United States Army, Reservist as a Mental Health Specialist, January 23, 2004 to March 10, 2005

MILITARY ACHIEVEMENTS AND MEDALS:
National Defense Services
Global War on Terrorism Services
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Army Achievement Medal

Academy Class #346, November 2005 to April 2006.
Men’s Central Jail, April 2006 to August 2008.

On August 2, 2008, Deputy Escalante was preparing to leave for work when he was confronted by armed gang members outside his home. Deputy Escalante identified himself as a Deputy Sheriff and drew his weapon in an attempt to defend himself but was senselessly shot and killed by one of the gang members.

     
 
 
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