Officer George Elmer Estes

Officer George Elmer Estes

Colton Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, April 13, 1923

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George Elmer Estes

Officer Estes was shot and killed while escorting three burglary suspects to the police station. One of the men attacked him and shot him in the head. Two weeks later all three were captured in San Diego. There was never enough evidence presented for a murder charge.

Officer Estes had been with the agency for one year and was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 13, 2018

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