Patrolman Robert D. Watford

Patrolman Robert D. Watford

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 18, 1969

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Robert D. Watford

Patrolman Robert Watford was shot and killed while sitting in his patrol car at Charlton Street and Bull Street.

The suspect was an armed robbery suspect. The subject shot Patrolman Watford and then stole his badge and gun.

Patrolman Watford had served with the Savannah Police Department for only five months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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