Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Died in prison
Officer David Seibert was shot and killed while responding to a silent robbery alarm at a local supermarket. When he arrived at the scene the suspect opened fire, killing him.
The suspect, an escapee from the Tulare County, California, Prison Camp, was arrested two weeks later near Salt Lake City, Utah, after he overturned his car. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death March 8, 1968. His sentence was later commuted to life. He died in prison August 4, 2010.
Officer Seibert had served with the Torrance Police Department for 2 years and is survived by his wife.