Private Robert John King

Private Robert John King

Hyattsville Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, June 18, 1984

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Robert John King

Private Robert King was killed in a motorcycle accident while assisting other officers who were pursuing another motorcycle.

Private King had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

On June 18, 2009 Private King was posthumously promoted to the rank of Corporal.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 119

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

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It’s been 36-years ago today that Bob left his friends and co-workers. The years may have passed, but Bob will always be remembered. It was an honor to have known and worked with him.

Cpl. Chuck Robinson #120 (Retired)
Hyattsville Police Dept. Maryland

June 18, 2020

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