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Deputy City Marshal Robert L. Normand | Burbank Police Department, California Burbank Police Department, California

Deputy City Marshal

Robert L. Normand

Burbank Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, July 30, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 6 years, 5 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Died in prison

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Deputy City Marshal Normand was shot and killed when he and a constable stopped a suspicious at the intersection of Third Street and Tujunga Avenue.

Deputy Marshal Normand had observed three men driving the vehicle at night with its lights off and requested assistance from the constable to stop it. Both officers were shot and Marshal Normand succumbed to his wounds.

The occupants of the vehicle were transporting illegal liquor at the time. Two men were apprehended and sentenced to life in prison. The 28-year-old gunman died in San Quentin Prison on January 17th, 1939.

Deputy Marshal Normand had served with the Burbank Police Department for almost 6-1/2 years.

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