Deputy Sheriff Stanley Allen Burdic
Douglas County (OR) Sheriff’s Office
Cause: Complications related to Gunfire
End of Watch: March 11, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Stanley Allen Burdic succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound he sustained on August 12, 1980. Deputy Sheriff Burdic responded to a reported shooting at a local establishment. He located the suspect and the suspect opened fire on Deputy Burdic striking him twice. The suspect then stole Deputy Burdic’s patrol vehicle and intentionally ran over his legs. The incident cause serious injuries and left Deputy Burdic partially paralyzed. The suspect was convicted and sentenced to 40 years.