Corporal Robert Whittington Klein

Corporal Robert Whittington Klein

Arkansas State Police, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, October 15, 1984

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Robert Whittington Klein

Corporal Robert Klein was shot and killed by an escaped convict.

The killer was convicted of Corporal Klein's murder and sentenced to death; he was executed on May 7, 1992.

Corporal Klein had served with the Arkansas State Police for 12 years and is survived by his wife, three sons, and a brother.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 73

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Rest in peace Corporal Klein.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2021

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