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Officer Michael Lloyd Rainford | Garden Grove Police Department, California Garden Grove Police Department, California

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Michael Lloyd Rainford

Garden Grove Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, November 7, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Officer Michael Rainford was struck and killed by a drunk driver on the Garden Grove Freeway.

He had just made a traffic stop and was exiting his cruiser when the drunk driver crashed into the back of his cruiser, fatally injuring him.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with drunk driving, hit-and-run, and manslaughter.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 37th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
November 7, 2017

 

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