Patrolman Robert L. Tatman

Patrolman Robert L. Tatman

Champaign Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, November 25, 1967

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Robert L. Tatman

Patrolman Robert Tatman was shot and killed in the line of duty. The case was never solved and remains open.

Patrolman Tatman had served with the Champaign Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 80

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case remains unsolved

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Rest in peace Patrolman Tatman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 7, 2020

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