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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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If anyone knows any of the family members of Officer Christensen, please contact me. I am a D-III at Juvenile Division, which is where Christensen was assigned when he was killed. We are trying to re-establish contact with the family.

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Det Kevin Coffey

(if I am retired, ask for any of the consultants in the office who replaced me. An additional contact is Officer Robert Patterson)

LAPD Juvenile Division

Detective Kevin Coffey
LAPD - Juvenile Division
August 19, 2015

 

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