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Lieutenant George C. Howard | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Lieutenant

George C. Howard

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, May 22, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Luger

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant George Howard was shot and killed by a mentally disturbed subject whom he had ejected from a streetcar after the man threatened the driver and passengers.

As both Lieutenant Howard and the subject stepped off of the streetcar the man pulled out a Luger pistol and shot him in the back of the head.

Lieutenant Howard was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 22, 2015

 

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