Policeman John M. Brinnegar

Policeman John M. Brinnegar

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, September 29, 1928

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John M. Brinnegar

Policeman Brinnegar was shot and killed by a bootlegging suspect as he searched for liquor in his home. Policeman Brinnegar and the suspect were found locked in an embrace. Both had shot each other to death.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice are always remembered.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 29, 2020

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