Deputy Sheriff Robert Ray Anderson

Deputy Sheriff Robert Ray Anderson

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Thursday, December 1, 1994

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Robert Ray Anderson

Deputy Robert Sanderson succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 25 years earlier when he was shot by a prisoner in his custody on March 5, 1969.

The wound caused Deputy Sanderson to become paralyzed. He died from complications of the wound on December 1, 1994.

Deputy Sanderson had served with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office for only six months.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 5, 1969
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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