Warden Kyle Kroll
Kyle Kroll, wounded during a raid on a marijuana growing operation on Sierra Azul Mid-Peninsula Open Space property in So. Santa Clara Co on August 5, 2005.
From after incident account by Lt. Nores: Warden Kroll along with Warden Adam Kavanaugh and Lt. John Nores were on assignment with the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Eradication Team. During the approach to a known marijuana growing area they came under fire from at least two men. One of the criminals was killed in the following firefight and the other was never located. Warden Kroll was wounded twice by shots from a rifle. He survived and following extensive rehabilitation returned to full duty.