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Sergeant Robert Glenwood Robinson | Corsicana Police Department, Texas Corsicana Police Department, Texas

Sergeant

Robert Glenwood Robinson

Corsicana Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, December 23, 1962

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 642

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Sentenced to 99 years

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Sergeant Robert Robinson was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at a cafe on East 10th Street at 2110 hours.

As he exited his patrol car a suspect ran out holding a sawed-off shotgun. The man turned and fired at Sergeant Robinson, striking him in the head. The shooter fled but was arrested a short time later and sentenced to 99 years.

Sergeant Robinson had served with the Corsicana Police Department for 4 years.

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Thank you Sir, for your Heroism, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
August 22, 2012

 

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