Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Sergeant Arthur W. Koch | Fairfield Police Department, California Fairfield Police Department, California

Sergeant

Arthur W. Koch

Fairfield Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, July 29, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/28/1984

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to Life

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Sergeant Koch was shot and killed after being ambushed. He had responded to a shots fired call in a residential neighborhood and had parked his car nearby. As he walked towards the scene the suspect shot him with a high-powered rifle. He succumbed to his injuries approximately nine hours later.

Sergeant Koch is survived by his wife and three children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 20 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Daddy,
Myla had her Transitional Kindergarten celebration this morning. For her performance she counted to 15 in Spanish. She looked radiant in front of the crowd and was so proud. It's such a joy to be a parent. Myla is almost the age that I was when you died. I grieve when i think about how small and innocent I was and how much was taken from you, me and our family. I talk about you often to my kids. They call you grandpa Art and ask me if I miss you. I tell them I miss you everyday and that you were an amazing person who helped others. I love you. I wish you could be here as grandpa. You are present in all of our hearts.

Sarah Koch-Schiller
daughter
June 10, 2017

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths