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Corporal Edward Roy Davenport | Long Beach Police Department, California Long Beach Police Department, California


Edward Roy Davenport

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: 40 years

Badge # 2645

Cause: Fall

Incident Date: 2/3/2003

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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.

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I was lucky enough to have to qualify at his range. He always came up with realistic scenarios and made it fun. I grew up in Long Beach and it was Policemen like him that made our city safe

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