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 2110 hours.

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.


  • 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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