Corporal Ronil Singh

Corporal Ronil Singh

Newman Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Ronil Singh

Corporal Ronil Singh was shot and killed while conducting a vehicle stop at the intersection of Merced Street and Eucalyptus Avenue shortly before 1:00 am.

Approximately three minutes after initiating the stop he radioed dispatch that shots had been fired. Responding officers found Corporal Singh at the scene suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject he stopped, an illegal immigrant with a gang affiliation, fled the scene. He was arrested in Bakersfield, California two days later while attempting to flee back to Mexico.

Corporal Singh had served with the Newman Police Department for seven years. He had previously served with the Merced County Sheriff’s Office and the Turlock Police Department.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 282

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

gang member, illegal alien, traffic stop


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police Randy Richardson
Newman Police Department
1200 Main Street
Newman, CA 95360

Phone: (209) 847-2231

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