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Police Officer Calvin C. Thacker, Jr. | Vallejo Police Department, California Vallejo Police Department, California

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Calvin C. Thacker, Jr.

Vallejo Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, April 7, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 220

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Convicted of murder

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Police Officer Calvin Thacker and Police Officer William Easson were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a local resident. Both officers were shot twice during the stop.

The subject fled the scene but later turned himself. He was convicted of both murders.

Officer Thacker had served with the Vallejo Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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