Patrol Officer Christopher Bruce Anderson

Patrol Officer Christopher Bruce Anderson

Hot Springs Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, February 12, 1996

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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Every year in February my family and I gather to pay tribute to a fallen man I deeply respected. Though I am miles away from Hot Springs this loss will forever remain in my heart.

Troy Webb
Former Police Officer

August 29, 2018

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