Police Officer Robert J. McLellan

Police Officer Robert J. McLellan

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, February 25, 1998

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Robert J. McLellan

Officer Robert J. McLellan was struck and killed by a vehicle while he and several bounty hunters chased a suspect.

The incident occurred on the Kensington Expressway as Officer McLellan crossed the roadway during the foot chase. The suspect was apprehended after the incident and charged with manslaughter in connection with Officer McLellan's death.

Officer McLellan had served as a sergeant with the Buffalo Housing Police prior to serving with the Buffalo City Police for 1 year and being assigned to precinct 12. He is survived by his four children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 3292

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

foot pursuit

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