Patrol Officer Christopher Bruce Anderson

Patrol Officer Christopher Bruce Anderson

Hot Springs Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, February 12, 1996

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Christopher Bruce Anderson

Patrol Officer Anderson was shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant. He allowed the suspect to enter his home to dress but the man emerged with a handgun and shot Officer Anderson in the throat twice, killing him instantly.

Officer Anderson had served with the agency for 12 years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 152

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life in prison

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I knew officer Anderson through his security work at St Joe hospital and as a HSPD officer while I was a paramedic in EMS. I remember that day we’ll all these years later. Chris was well liked and respected. He always had a calm demeanor and kind words. I think of him often.

Matthew Whaley
St Joseph Lifemobile EMS

March 30, 2019

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