Policeman Charles Hallenbeck

Policeman Charles Hallenbeck

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, July 26, 1962

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Charles Hallenbeck

Policeman Charles Hallenbeck was killed when the cruiser he was riding in was forced off the road and into a power pole in the 1400 block of 109th Street. He and his partner were pursuing three men who held up a liquor store when the 19-year-old driver rammed into the side of the cruiser. Policeman Hallenbeck's partner suffered a concussion.

A month later a single fingerprint found in a stolen car led to the arrest of the three suspects. The driver was convicted of manslaughter.

Policeman Hallenbeck was survived by his wife and three children, ages 3, 4, and 5.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 10733

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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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

July 26, 2018

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