Reserve (Auxiliary) Deputy Patten, 28, was shot while working a roadblock on Casitas Pass Road.
The suspects in a $150 liquor store robbery shot Patten to avoid being caught. The three suspects were caught in Bakersfield six days later and prosecuted.
Bryce was a full-time history teacher at Ventura High School. His students described him as a teacher you liked to work for.
Fellow officers described him as a man you liked to work with. He donated many hours to improve his patrol skills, and served the kids in the community as their cub scout master.