Sheriff Stephen Lawrence AckermanRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Lea County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico
End of Watch: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Tour: 26 years
Badge # L1
Sheriff Steve Ackerman was killed in a single vehicle crash on Highway 285, near Encino, in Torrance County.
He was driving to Santa Fe on official business to join other sheriffs from throughout the state as they met with the state legislature.
Sheriff Ackerman had served with the Lea County Sheriff's Office for 14 years and had previously served with the Lea County Detention Center for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and children.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.