Lieutenant George C. Howard

Lieutenant George C. Howard

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, May 22, 1938

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George C. Howard

Lieutenant George Howard was shot and killed by a mentally disturbed subject whom he had ejected from a streetcar after the man threatened the driver and passengers.

As both Lieutenant Howard and the subject stepped off of the streetcar the man pulled out a Luger pistol and shot him in the back of the head.

Lieutenant Howard was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


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  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Luger
  • Offender Not available

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

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 22, 2018

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