Sergeant Robert J. Bouchard

Sergeant Robert J. Bouchard

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, September 3, 1971

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Robert J. Bouchard

Sergeant Robert Bouchard was shot and killed by a robbery suspect while conducting a stakeout behind a group of buildings at teh corner of Princess Anne Road and Colonial Avenue.

The juvenile offender was apprehended and convicted of Sergeant Bouchard's murder but was released after serving only 14 years.

Sergeant Bouchard had served with the Norfolk Police Department for 18 years and was assigned to the Special Services Unit. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Served 14 years

juvenile offender, plainclothes, robbery, stakeout

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