Patrolman Robert J. Arnold

Patrolman Robert J. Arnold

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, January 15, 1968

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Robert J. Arnold

Patrolman Arnold was shot and killed while chasing an armed robbery suspect. The suspect was shot and killed at the scene by other officers.

Patrolman Arnold had served with the agency for 2 years and was assigned to Precinct 17. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 599

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Bravery is something that cannot be taught. It is instilled in men from God as a gift. Officer Arnold's bravery will never be forgotten!!!

Tierney #1205
Montgomery County Police MD

January 15, 2018

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