Sergeant Lauren E. Dow

Sergeant Lauren E. Dow


August 26, 1975

Age: 27
Tooele County Sheriff’s Office
Accidental: Burns

Sergeant Lauren E. Dow was killed by a brush fire near Stockton. 

Sergeant Dow and Tooele City Animal Control Officer Danny James were driving a vehicle near the 300-acre blaze when winds abruptly pushed the flames in their direction. Both men were overcome and died of their injuries. Sergeant Dow was married and the father of two children. He is buried in Tooele City Cemetery. 

The bronze memorial name plaque of Sergeant Lauren E. Dow is sponsored by the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office.

Fallen Officers