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Patrolman Douglas Eugene Cantrill | Davis Police Department, California Davis Police Department, California

Patrolman

Douglas Eugene Cantrill

Davis Police Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, September 7, 1959

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Cantrill was shot and killed when he stopped a man and woman who were acting suspicious in a residential area. There were not witnesses to the shooting.

Two suspects were apprehended but were never charged with his murder.

Patrolman Cantrill had only served with the Davis Police Department for 1 month, but had served in law enforcement for a total of 2 years. He was survived by his wife and infant child.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Cantrill. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
October 22, 2009

 

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