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Det. Elizabeth Butler; Santa Cruz PD, CA; EOW: 02/26/13

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Detective Elizabeth Butler

Santa Cruz Police Department

California

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 26, 2013


 


Biographical Information:

Age: Not available

Tour of Duty: 10 years

Badge Number: Not available


 



 


Incident Details:

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: 02/26/13

Weapon: Gun/Unknown Type

Suspect Info: Shot and killed


 


 


Detective Elizabeth Butler and Sergeant Loran Baker were shot and killed as they followed up on a sexual assault investigation at a residence in the 800 block of North Branciforte Avenue at approximately 3:30pm.


The suspect began fighting with the officers and fatally shot them both during the struggle. He fled the scene but was located nearby approximately 30 minutes later. He was shot and killed by responding officers when he opened fire on them.


Detective Butler had served with the Santa Cruz Police Department for 10 years.


She is survived by two sons.


 


Agency Contact Information:

Chief of Police Kevin Vogel

Santa Cruz Police Department

155 Center Street

Santa Cruz, CA  95060

Phone: (831) 420-5800


 


            



 



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Rest in Peace, Sister! My Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!



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Rest in Peace Detective Butler.


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Rest In Peace Detective Butler.

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 Rest in Peace Det. Butler.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to her family, friends and department.

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 Rest In Peace, Detective Butler. May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family.


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Rest in Peace Detective Butler. Thankyou so very much for your service. Prayers are sent for you, your two sons, family, and fellow officers. May God bless them, surround them and keep them safe.

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R.I.P. Sister.

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Condolences to the Family of Detective Elizabeth Butler; the Santa Cruz Police Department, California, and the Community she served, on their tragic loss.


Rest in Peace Detective Butler... You may now stand down.  


 


                                                    


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Rest in peace Detective Butler...  My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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smh, sensless. 


Elizabeth Butler, thank you for your 10 years of Service and Sacrifice.  My heartfelt condolences to your family, friends and coworkers at the SCPD.  Travel well Elizabeth, we'll see you when we get there.


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Sad! For both Det's...Females are always hands off though, God give rest to both Detectives, and peace to the family.


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 RIP Detective Butler. 


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My very deepest condolences to the family and friends of valiant Detective Elizabeth Butler.  God comfort and keep them well all their lives.

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 Rest In Peace Sister!

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rest in peace my sister

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 May Detective Butler and all who know and love her find peace.  Thank you for your service, ma'am.


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Rest in pace, Detective Butler. My condolences to the family and to the Santa Cruz Police Department.

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Rest in Peace Det. Butler. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the Santa Cruz PD.

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Deepest condolences to the family and co-workers of Det. Elizabeth Butler.  R.I.P.

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Restin Peace Sister! Prayers of strength and support to family, friends and hte agency for their losses...

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 R.I.P. Detective Elizabeth Butler.


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  Rest In Peace Sister !!

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Rest in peace Det. Butler. I'll keep you, your family, friends and co-workers in my thoughts and prayers.


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Rest in Peace Detective Butler. May God be with your family and friends.


 

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RIP Detective Elizabeth Butler, Godspeed Warrior


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Rest in Peace Sister.  Prayers to your family, friends and the Police Community.

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