Corporal Edward Roy Davenport

Corporal Edward Roy Davenport

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 4, 2003

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Edward Roy Davenport

Corporal Edward Davenport suffered fatal injuries after falling from a ladder at the department's firing range.

Corporal Davenport, who served as the department's Range Master, was performing maintenance on an outdoor section of the range when he fell from the ladder and suffered a serious head injury. Another officer found him on the ground at 3:15 pm in full cardiac arrest and performed CPR until medical units arrived. Corporal Davenport was transported to Los Alamitos Medical Center, where he died the following day from head and internal injuries sustained in the fall.

Corporal Davenport had been employed with the Long Beach Police Department for 40 years and had been a member of the SWAT team for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 40 years
  • Badge 2645

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Monday, February 3, 2003


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Cpl. Davenport,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Air Force. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 4, 2023

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