Policeman Arthur Cruse

Policeman Arthur Cruse

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, January 22, 1923

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Arthur Cruse

Policeman Arthur Cruse was shot and killed by a robbery suspect. The suspect was later arrested in Seattle, Washington, and extradited back to California to stand trial for the officer's murder.

The 46-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in Folsom Prison.

On May 21, 1936, he stabbed to death a fellow inmate.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Policeman Cruse.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 19, 2019

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