Commander Paul J. Gillen

Commander Paul J. Gillen

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, May 29, 1974

Paul J. Gillen

Commander Paul Gillen was killed in a police helicopter crash. He was the highest ranking member of his agency to be killed in the line of duty.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6435

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 29, 2018

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