Officer John A. Robertson

Officer John A. Robertson

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, November 19, 1984

John A. Robertson

Officer John Robertson was shot and killed while working a uniformed off-duty security job at a local hotel. He was questioning a suspect behind the hotel about the robbery of two truck drivers when the suspect opened fire. Officer Robertson was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Officer Robertson had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 3127

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 17, 1984
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Heroes will never be forgotten. Thank your for your service to the city of Phoenix, Officer Robertson. Its citizens owe you a dept of gratitude. Rest in peace.

Taylor Ramerth
Citizen of Chandler, Arizona, and supporter of law enforcement

November 19, 2015

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