Police Officer Charles W. Sutman

Police Officer Charles W. Sutman

Camden Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, July 5, 1969

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Charles W. Sutman

Police Officer Charles Sutman was shot and killed while responding to the officer down call put out when Officer George Schultz was shot and killed. Officer Schultz was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

As he exited his cruiser he was shot by the suspect who fired a shotgun from a second floor window. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Sutman had been with the Camden Police Department for seven months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge 207

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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July 13, 2015

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