Police Officer Charles Dean Heim

Police Officer Charles Dean Heim

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, October 22, 1994

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Charles Dean Heim

Officer Charles Heim succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while participating in a narcotics investigation.

The suspect committed suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was simultaneously shot by a SWAT team member.

Officer Heim had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his expectant wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 24265

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, October 21, 1994
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Today the men and women of Hollywood Division went to the motel of your last call. We reflected on your sacrifice and told the story of your life. In doing so, we passed down your legacy. The legacy of the badge, service to the community, and ultimately putting the community's needs before your own. Our hope is that your family is doing well and our appreciation that they shared such a man with our department.

Know that his brothers and sisters of the LAPD Hollywood Division have not forgotten and never will. RIP.

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LAPD Hollywood Division

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