We Remember…

UCD police officer Walter Broussard (formerly with Yolo County Sheriff’s Office) passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Santa Clara, CA. He was 61 years old and had been hospitalized since June 11th after suffering a heart attack.

Walt started his law enforcement career at the YCSO in January 1991. He then went to UCD PD in late 1997/early 1998 and was still working there at the time of his death.

Funeral plans are pending at this time. Cards and remembrances may be sent to:

Mary Broussard and family
6309 Ironback Court
Citrus Heights, CA 95621


Jerry (Chach) Quinn. Graduated college in 1982. Worked for Digital Corporation in Sacto Ca. Left that career and went to the Police Academy in Santa Rosa Ca.. Worked in Law Enforcement from 1983 to 1997. El Cerrito Police Dept. and Solano County Sheriffs Department. SWAT, Defensive Tactics instructor, Civil Process Deputy, Court Security, Transportation and mainly patrol. He was injured on the SWAT team. While still a deputy, Jerry owned a small business in Vacaville called Triple G collectibles and sold it in 1995. He retired from law enforcement in 1997. Jerry obtained a 5th Degree Black Belt in Kajukenbo Karate, a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do Karate and a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate, as well as being an FBI certified defensive tactics instructor.

He joined Charter Systems Inc. in Vacaville as a Collector and was promoted to Collections Manager in 1998, IT Manager in 1999, AVP Asset Manager, and then promoted to Senior VP. Jerry left to care for his father-in-law in 2003. Jerry Started White Dove in 2004, which provided screen printing, promotional products and more. Jerry recently opened a Martial Arts School in Rockville, Combat Solutions. It combines all of the knowledge and skills that he had learned over the years and was imparting them to his students.

Specialties: Jerry taught at risk youth mixed martial arts. He was an avid volunteer for food giveaways associated with Mission Solano. His business specializes in screen printing shirts and hoodies. Also printing memorial shirts, photo mugs, and thousands of other products.

Sgt. Barry Swartwood, UCDPD, Ret

Sgt. Barry Swartwood passed away on July 20, 2019, after a battle with cancer. Barry worked at UCDPD for 33 years and retired in June, 2018, at the rank of sergeant. His awards include the Medal of Valor, Officer-of-the-Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.