Officer Charles E. Manning

Officer Charles E. Manning

Broadmoor Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, January 6, 1964

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Charles E. Manning

Officer Charles Manning was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked at 1111 Hillside Boulevard in Colma.

He interrupted a suspect who was attempting to steal gasoline from a heating company. The suspect shot him once in the chest and five times in the back. The man was apprehended near the scene minutes later.

The subject was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to five years to life on May 19th, 1966.

Officer Manning had served with the Broadmoor Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 55

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years to life

larceny, suspicious vehicle

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

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Upland Police Dept. CA

January 6, 2018

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