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.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Never identified

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It's been 49 years since I lost my brother. He was a wonderful brother and always there to help me in any situation. I will always remember his care and compassion in my life. I still think of you and miss you. Rod

Rod Chandler
Brother

September 2, 2018

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