Detective Sergeant Roy L. Shy

Detective Sergeant Roy L. Shy

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, April 8, 1922

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Roy L. Shy

Detective Sergeant Roy Shy was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a payroll robbery.

His vehicle collided with a laundry truck at the intersection of Washington Street and Los Angeles Street.

Sergeant Shy had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and two son.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

robbery in progress, vehicle crash

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Det. Sgt. Shy,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles.


United States Border Patrol

April 8, 2022

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