Patrolman Charles M. Ross

Patrolman Charles M. Ross

Richmond Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, February 9, 1964

Charles M. Ross

Patrolman Ross was shot to death with his own service weapon during a scuffle with two 19 year old youths he was attempting to arrest for public drunkenness on Bissell Avenue.

Both suspects were convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 5 years to life on July 23, 1964.

Patrolman Ross was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years to life

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It is that Day again . . . . February 9, 2018. . . . 54 years since your End of Watch next door to St. Marks Catholic Church on 9th & Bissell Ave. . . . . Just after Midnight in the Iron Triangle neighborhood of Richmond Calif. . . . R.I.P. Sir,

It's just mE again . . . . Johnny (from Richmond) Lobato

Johnny Lobato

February 10, 2018

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