Officer Roy P. Blecher

Officer Roy P. Blecher

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, December 22, 1978

Roy P. Blecher

Officer Blecher and Officer William Freeman were shot and killed while patrolling together on I-80 in West Sacramento. Their bodies were found after they made a traffic stop at approximately 0300 hours. Investigators found a sign of a struggle. Officer Blecher was found with his hands handcuffed behind his back and shot once in the head.

The suspect was eventually apprehended and sentenced to life. He died in prison April 16, 2016.

Officer Blecher had been with the agency for 21 years.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 2455

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Worked WLA motors. He was a friend to all!

John Duster
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November 3, 2015

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