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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Officer Brinnegar,
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.


United States Border Patrol

September 29, 2018

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