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Patrolman Harold L. Edgington | Los Angeles County Harbor Patrol, California Los Angeles County Harbor Patrol, California

Patrolman

Harold L. Edgington

Los Angeles County Harbor Patrol, California

End of Watch: Sunday, September 30, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Harold Edgington was stabbed to death by a deranged man while issuing a parking citation near the intersection of Panay Way and Via Marina.

Although mortally wounded by the stab wound, Patrolman Edgington was able to shoot the subject in the hip as the man fled.

A bystander who witnessed the incident used Patrolman Edgington's motorcycle radio to call for assistance. Responding officers shot and killed the man as he advanced on them with the knife used to kill Patrolman Edgington.

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
September 30, 2017

 

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