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Military Police Officer Robert Bruce Lambert | United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Military Police Officer

Robert Bruce Lambert

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Saturday, October 16, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Stabbed

Location: North Carolina

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Not available

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Staff Sergeant Robert Lambert was stabbed to death inside of the Cumberland County Law Enforcement Center while attempting to restrain a combative prisoner. The man produced a concealed knife and stabbed him in the thigh, severing a major artery.

Staff Sergeant Lambert was assigned to the booking area at the county jail to process military prisoners; he had previously served with the United States Army in the Vietnam War assigned to 21st Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, and Combat Infantryman's Badge.

He is survived by his wife, child, and mother.

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Bob , I was there the day you left us , working in the Law Enforcement Center. I remember the day even after all these years you are still remembered. Never forget you ! My brother , my platoon Sgt. , My friend ! Rest in Peace.

Sp4 Robert Thibodeau (Sgt.)
21st MP Ft Bragg
October 8, 2016

 

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