Officer Gordon Brewster Bartel

Officer Gordon Brewster Bartel

Kodiak Police Department, Alaska

End of Watch Saturday, January 15, 1983

Gordon Brewster Bartel

Officer Bartel was shot and killed while issuing a citation to a man for camping within the city limits. Officer Bartel had previously warned the man about violating the city ordinance. The suspect was found guilty of murder and sentenced to 99 years.

Officer Bartel was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 11

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years

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