Police Officer Edward W. Gardell

Police Officer Edward W. Gardell

Beverly Hills Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, July 21, 1939

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Edward W. Gardell

Officer Gardell succumbed to injuries received ten days earlier when he was was involved in a vehicle collision while pursuing a traffic violator on Wilshire Boulevard.

Officer Gardell has served with the Beverly Hills Police Department for five years,


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 11, 1939
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 21, 2020

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