Deputy City Marshal Perman Carlton Calderwood

Deputy City Marshal Perman Carlton Calderwood

Los Angeles City Municipal Court, California

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 1930

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Perman Carlton Calderwood

Deputy Marshal Perman Calderwood was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect at 832 South Vermont Avenue while off duty.

He was en route home when he observed a shop owner chasing two men who had just robbed his shop.

When Deputy Calderwood intervened he was stabbed in the chest. Two men were arrested, convicted of first degree murder, and hanged at Folsom Prison on October 2nd, 1931.

Deputy Marshal Calderwood was survived by his parents.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Executed

off duty, robbery

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Deputy Marshal Calderwood,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles.


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December 22, 2020

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