BROOMFIELD, Colo. (KDVR) – The Broomfield community is mourning the sudden death of former Sheriff Tom Deland.
Deland passed away on Tuesday.
“Our hearts are broken at the police department and across the city and county today as we work to process this loss,” said current Sheriff Enea Hempelmann. “Sheriff Deland’s leadership has influenced me personally and so many of us, and his legacy will remain ingrained in our department for years to come.”
Deland was a member of the Broomfield Police Department for 37 years, 23 of which he served as Acting Sheriff. He is survived by his wife Linda, his son, Joey, and his daughter Michelle.
A full obituary and information about Deland’s funeral service are expected to be released at a later date.
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