Police Officer Wendell I. Troyer

Police Officer Wendell I. Troyer

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 2, 1973

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Wendell I. Troyer

Officer Troyer and Officer David Guider were killed when their department helicopter experienced mechanical failure and crashed. Both officers were trapped in the flaming wreckage and were unable to escape.
Officer Troyer had been with the agency for 22 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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You have been remembered not only by your Oakland PD family but also your Civil Air Patrol colleagues. Rest in peace my brother.

Lt. Kenneth W. Parris (Colonel, CAP)
Oakland Police Department

February 9, 2018

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