Honor Roll

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Reserve Deputy Charles Rea was killed while assigned to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Crescenta Valley Station, Montrose Search and rescue team. Deputy Rea was attempting to cross a stream on a makeshift log bridge to rescue trapped civilians during a flash flood in Big Tujunga Canyon. Deputy Rea fell into the raging waters which carried him downstream. He drowned before comrades could pull him out.