Trooper Robert Elvin Caldwell

Trooper Robert Elvin Caldwell

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, June 17, 1948

Robert Elvin Caldwell

Trooper Robert Caldwell was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of 39th Street and Chestnut Avenue, in Newport News, while in pursuit of a traffic violator.

Another vehicle pulled out of a service station and into Trooper Caldwell's path, causing a collision. Trooper Caldwell's partner was seriously injured in the accident and two occupants of the other vehicle were also killed.

Trooper Caldwell was a WWII veteran and had served with the Virginia State Police for 18 months.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 17, 2015

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