Officer Dennis Frank Webb

Officer Dennis Frank Webb

San Fernando Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 24, 1980

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Dennis Frank Webb

Officer Dennis Webb was shot and killed while questioning a man who met the description of an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery had occurred approximately 90 minutes earlier at a local convenience store. During the questioning the man shot and killed Officer Webb and then stole his patrol car, abandoning it in a nearby park. Backup officers located Officer Webb and transported him to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Webb's murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Officer Webb was a Vietnam War veteran and had served with the San Fernando Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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