Police Officer Rand J. Chandler

Police Officer Rand J. Chandler

Camden Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1969

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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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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

September 2, 2018

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