Timothy Cho

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Service Record

Los Angeles County California Sheriff's Department

Rank Deputy
Dates of Service Hired in 2012.[1]
Salary $222,132 (2021)[2]
Last Known Status Active


2018 Meritorious Conduct Silver Medal

In 2018, Cho received the Meritorious Conduct Silver Medal for helping to evacuate victims of a house fire.[1]

Incident Reports

2019 Shooting of Jorge Ramirez-Madrigal and Andy Ramirez-Madrigal

On June 18, 2019, deputies attempted to stop a stolen vehicle containing brothers Jorge Ramirez-Madrigal and Andy Ramirez-Madrigal. The driver did not yield, and crashed the vehicle while attempting to avoid spike strips. The passenger exited the vehicle and began shooting at responding officers. Deputies Timothy Cho, Richard Jaramilla, Quoia Griffin, Miranda Carvalho, Jose Ramirez, Goldburn Myvett, and Ramy Khaddage returned fire.[3]

Both men were treated for gunshot wounds before being taken to jail.[3]

2023 Shooting of Mario Bustillos

LEO Ratings


  1. 1.0 1.1 2018 Valor Awards, Los Angeles County California Sheriff's Department, 2018
  2. Timothy Cho W, Deputy Sheriff, Los Angeles County, govSalaries
  3. 3.0 3.1 LASD Deputy Involved Shooting (DIS) at 1500 West Carson Street, Long Beach, Los Angeles County California Sheriff's Department

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