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Officer Leonard Walter Garcia | Richmond Police Department, California Richmond Police Department, California

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Leonard Walter Garcia

Richmond Police Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, December 28, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 90

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; M-1

Offender: Committed suicide

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Officer Leonard Garcia and Officer David Haynes were shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a hostage situation.

The subject's daughter had called police after hiding in a bedroom. Officer Haynes and Officer Garcia helped her out of the bedroom and then entered the house to try to get free the other family members. The man opened fire on them, fatally wounding both officers.

The subject then shot and wounded his ex-wife and son before committing suicide.

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Officer David Thomas Haynes
Richmond Police Department, California
End of Watch: Monday, December 28, 1992
Cause: Gunfire

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Officers Garcia and Haynes, you are not forgotten. RIP in the knowledge you gave without reservation..a guiding light for all of us remaining.

Craig Olesen, Director
AMRI Public Safety Dept. (IL)
July 24, 2016

 

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