Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 13534
Weapon: Handgun; Revolver
Patrolman Edgar J. Bronson was shot and killed at a cab stand located at 4021 W. 16th Street.
Patrolman Bronson attempted to intercede in a gambling dispute. As Officer Bronson entered the garage and identified himself, one of the assailants produced a revolver and fired three shots. Officer Bronson succumbed to his injuries.
Officer Bronson's killer was arrested and charged with his murder. The criminal court judge found him innocent of all charges.
Officer Bronson is survived by his parents. He was assigned to the Filmore Police District.