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Police Officer Charles D. Burdsall | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

Charles D. Burdsall

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, July 15, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 5 years, 6 months

Badge # P087

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Denied parole in 2014

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Police Officer Charles Burdsall was shot and killed when he stopped a car he suspected of being involved in an armed robbery at a convenience store minutes earlier.

As he approached the vehicle he was shot. A police cadet riding with him exited the cruiser, retrieved his gun, and fired several rounds at the car which helped identify the two suspects when they were apprehended.

One of the suspects was sentenced to death but had the sentence commuted to life. The other suspect was sentenced to life. One suspect was denied parole in September 2003 and again in August 2014. Both have their next parole hearing in May, 2019.

Officer Burdsall had served with the Cincinnati Police Division for 5-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife.

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The convicted killers, should never be able to breathe street air again.They belong behind bars forever and really should of been put to death for their crime.

Ret.Officer Herbie Buck
NYSDOCS
May 17, 2014

 

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