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Officer John Wyndell Robinson | Los Angeles County Safety Police, California Los Angeles County Safety Police, California

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John Wyndell Robinson

Los Angeles County Safety Police, California

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 24, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 33 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Not available

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Officer John Robinson was stabbed to death while conducting checks in the Department of Public Services office at 813 E 4th Place, in downtown Los Angeles.

He was checking one of the restrooms when he was attacked by two welfare recipients and stabbed twice. He was able to shoot one of the men while the other fled.

Officer Robinson succumbed to his wounds as he was being transported to a local hospital.

Officer Robinson was slain the day before his 55th birthday.

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God bless you sir. I'll be saying a prayer for you tonight.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
December 25, 2015

 

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