Officer Arthur D. O'Guinn

Officer Arthur D. O'Guinn

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, July 30, 1971

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Arthur D. O'Guinn

Officer O'Guinn was shot and killed while making a traffic stop. The suspects were later apprehended and convicted on second-degree murder. One was paroled in 1978 and the other in 1979.
Officer O'Guinn had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Officer O’Guinn,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Francisco. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 30, 2021

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