Officer Marvin Lee Stocker

Officer Marvin Lee Stocker

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Wednesday, March 23, 1966

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Marvin Lee Stocker

Officer Marvin Stocker was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect who had just robbed nearly $30,000 from a department store.

During the manhunt, Officer Stocker and two detectives located the suspect in the 400 block of Hamilton Street, NW. The man ran into a house and took an elderly couple hostage. The man, who was hiding under the porch, opened fire as the officers approached. Officer was shot in the chest.

The subject later committed suicide in the home by cutting his own throat.

Officer Stocker had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for only eight months. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace Officer Stocker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 22, 2019

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