Patrolman Robert F. Bowers

Patrolman Robert F. Bowers

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, December 12, 1955

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Robert F. Bowers

Patrolman Robert Bowers was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Texas Street and Polk Avenue while in a high-speed pursuit of a motorcycle.

Upon entering an intersection his cruiser struck a pickup truck and spun around, ejecting him. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Bowers was survived by his wife and young daughter.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 12, 2017

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