Officer Don Eugene Bacon

Officer Don Eugene Bacon

Gardena Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1956

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Don Eugene Bacon

Officer Done Bacon was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a drunk driver at the intersection of Compton Boulevard (modern day Gardena Boulevard) and Western Avenue.

Officer Bacon was riding in the rear seat of the patrol car at the time it was struck. The drunk driver who caused the accident was convicted of charges as a result of the incident.


  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Convicted

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

September 2, 2018

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