Police Officer Elmer E. Norgren

Police Officer Elmer E. Norgren

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, January 15, 1943

Elmer E. Norgren

Officer Elmer Norgren was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver while issuing a traffic citation. The suspect was apprehended and charged with negligent homicide.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 12, 1943
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with negligent homicide

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Never got to meet you but heard of you regularly while growing up. The youngest of my Grandfathers siblings and first to cross the Golden Gate bridge on opening day leading the procession on your motor. Those who operate vehicles while under the influence of narcotics or alcohol should be charged with murder.

Richard Norgren USN Ret.

April 15, 2016

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