Officer Waldron George Karp

Officer Waldron George Karp

Tustin Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 7, 1973

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Waldron George Karp

Officer Karp succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained one month earlier when he was shot while assisting deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Department on a call involving a man with a rifle. The deranged suspect had barricaded himself in a home. Officer Karp was shot by the man shortly after arriving on the scene.

The suspect was also shot and wounded before being taken into custody.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 43

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 6, 1972
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace.


May 29, 2021

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