Police Officer Rand J. Chandler

Police Officer Rand J. Chandler

Camden Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1969

Rand J. Chandler

Officer Chandler was shot and killed during a civil disturbance. He had been assigned to guard vehicles and equipment with two other officers when an unknown suspect opened fire with a shotgun from a nearby rooftop. Officer Chandler and an 11-year-old girl were killed.
Officer Chandler had been with the agency for nine months and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Never identified

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To my daddy that I never knew you were taken too soon from this world....I live a good life in your memory. You live in our memory forever. Thank you to the hero scholarship fund which gave my brother and I an opportunity to live a better life. Thank you to all those who protect us in the line of duty.

Nan O'Brien

May 15, 2018

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