Detective Chris Boone, 31, was shot and killed while working a surveillance assignment at the residence of a female who had become the victim of a series of obscene and threatening telephone calls.
The suspect called the victim while Detective Boone was present in the home. The suspect then came to the home to carry out his threats. When the suspect entered the home, Detective Boone identified himself as a police officer and placed the subject under arrest.
The man attempted to flee from the home but was stopped at the door by Detective Boone. A violent struggle ensued and Detective Boone was shot and killed.
Further investigation revealed the suspect intended to commit a sexual assault on the female victim placing the women in danger of losing her life.
Detective Boone was awarded the Sheriff’s Department Medal of Valor, posthumously, for conspicuous bravery above and beyond the call of duty.
The Sheriff’s Department North Patrol Station was dedicated in his memory.
Deputy Christopher Boone is buried at South East Lawn Memorial Park on East Stockton Boulevard, Elk Grove.