Police Officer Fred B. Veretto

Police Officer Fred B. Veretto

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 7, 1947

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Fred B. Veretto

Officer Fred Veretto succumbed to wounds received when he was shot while he and other officers attemtped to serve a warrant on a man. After knocking on the suspect's door the suspect opened fire, striking Officer Veretto in the leg, causing severe bleeding. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.

Officer Veretto was a WWII veteran and had been with the agency for six years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 1, 1947
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 7, 2018

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