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Officer John A. Robertson | Phoenix Police Department, Arizona Phoenix Police Department, Arizona


John A. Robertson

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch: Monday, November 19, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 3127

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/17/1984

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer John Robertson was shot and killed while working a uniformed off-duty security job at a local hotel. He was questioning a suspect behind the hotel about the robbery of two truck drivers when the suspect opened fire. Officer Robertson was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Officer Robertson had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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Heroes will never be forgotten. Thank your for your service to the city of Phoenix, Officer Robertson. Its citizens owe you a dept of gratitude. Rest in peace.

Taylor Ramerth
Citizen of Chandler, Arizona, and supporter of law enforcement
November 19, 2015


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