Police Officer Calvin C. Thacker, Jr.

Police Officer Calvin C. Thacker, Jr.

Vallejo Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, April 7, 1966

Calvin C. Thacker, Jr.

Police Officer Calvin Thacker and Police Officer William Easson were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a local resident. Both officers were shot twice during the stop.

The subject fled the scene but later turned himself. He was convicted of both murders.

Officer Thacker had served with the Vallejo Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 220

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 52nd anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 7, 2018

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