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Policeman Robert R. Christensen | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Policeman

Robert R. Christensen

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, October 14, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3890

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Policeman Christensen was shot and killed by a sex offender he was attempting to arrest at Union Station. The man snatched Policeman Christensen's revolver from his holster and shot him four times. Six hours later two policemen shot and killed the suspect when he ran after being ordered to stop.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 60th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 14, 2017

 

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