Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 40 years
Badge # 2645
Incident Date: 2/3/2003
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Corporal Davenport suffered fatal injuries after falling from a ladder at the department's firing range.
Corporal Davenport, who served as the department's Range Master, was performing maintenance on an outdoor section of the range when he fell from the ladder and suffered a serious head injury. Another officer found him on the ground at 1515 hours in full cardiac arrest and performed CPR until medical units arrived. Corporal Davenport was transported to Los Alamitos Medical Center where he died the following day from head and internal injuries sustained in the fall.
Corporal Davenport had been employed with the Long Beach Police Department for 40 years, and had been a member of the SWAT team for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.