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Police Officer Gerald Kieffer Griffin, Jr. | San Diego Police Department, California San Diego Police Department, California

Police Officer

Gerald Kieffer Griffin, Jr.

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, April 25, 2003

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 17 years

Badge # 3905

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 4/15/2003

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Gerald Griffin succumbed to injuries sustained ten days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while conducting a radar speed check on Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach.

Officer Griffin had observed a speeding car and waved to the driver to pull over. The driver did not slow down and struck Officer Griffin. Officer Griffin was removed from the scene to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, where he died ten days later from his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was sentenced to one day of community service for each day of Officer Griffin's life.

Officer Griffin had served with the San Diego Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to the Traffic Division. He is survived by his 15-year-old daughter, parents, and two sisters.

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It's crazy how it still hurts. I look at my son (whom I named after you) and see how he's grown .I tell myself "it can't have been this long! You know he was born 6mo. after you died. I see you in him, crazy as it seems, or maybe it's the part of me that was so much like you? I'm sorry I let you down brother...there's sooooo many things I needed to tell you.

F/F Stacey L Griffin (ret)
November 18, 2014


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