Commander Paul J. Gillen

Commander Paul J. Gillen

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, May 29, 1974

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Paul J. Gillen

Commander Paul Gillen was killed in a police helicopter crash. He was the highest ranking member of his agency to be killed in the line of duty.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6435

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Commander Gillen. No finer a brave man than yourself serving the Golden State and city of angels.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 25, 2018

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