Police Officer Robert H. Keller

Police Officer Robert H. Keller

Huntington Park Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1967

Robert H. Keller

Officer Robert Keller was shot and killed while investigating a burglary in progress at a local store. Officer Keller and a private security guard were searching the store when the suspect opened fire from an ambush position, striking Officer Keller in the chest. Officer Keller was able to make it out of the building and across the street before collapsing. His killer was never identified.

Officer Keller had served with the agency for one year and had previously served with the United States Navy. He was survived by his wife and infant daughter.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 33
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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I never knew you but I wish I could. So proud to call you by grandpa. I love you.

Ashley Bergstrand

September 23, 2018

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