Sergeant Robert Glenwood Robinson

Sergeant Robert Glenwood Robinson

Corsicana Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 23, 1962

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Robert Glenwood Robinson

Sergeant Robert Robinson was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at a cafe on East 10th Street at 9:10 p.m.

As he exited his patrol car a suspect ran out holding a sawed-off shotgun. The man turned and fired at Sergeant Robinson, striking him in the head. The shooter fled but was arrested a short time later and sentenced to 99 years.

Sergeant Robinson had served with the Corsicana Police Department for 4 years. He was survived by his mother and by his father, Deputy Sheriff George Robinson of the Johnson County, Texas Sheriff's office, who was also killed in the line of duty on Feb. 11, 1971.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 642

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years


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Rest in peace Sergeant Robinson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 8, 2019

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