Rick Charles Cromwell, a City of Lodi police officer, died as a result of a motorcycle collision that occurred on Kettleman Lane while on-duty on December 9, 1998. He was 35 years old.
On July 4, 1999, while on duty as a Police Partner, Gene fell to the street while directing traffic after the fireworks celebration at Lodi Lake. He died instantly from an apparent aneurysm. He was 69 years old.