Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 33 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Edged weapon
Offender: Not available
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.