Correctional Officer Raymond L. Chandler

Correctional Officer Raymond L. Chandler

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, December 18, 1980

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Raymond L. Chandler

Correctional Officer Raymond Chandler was killed in a fight with a former inmate in laundromat at the corner of 12th Avenue and Alameda Street in Norman, Oklahoma.

He was doing his laundry when the ex-inmate walked in and a fight ensued. During the scuffle, they fell through a plate glass window and a glass shard severed his jugular vein.

Officer Chandler was able to fire one round, but did not strike the subject. No charges were filed because there was doubt about who started the altercation.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Glass shard
  • Offender Not available

off duty, retaliation

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the thirty-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 18, 2011

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