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 Manning was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on Hillside Boulevard. 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 suspect was apprehended near the scene minutes later.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 5 years to life on May 19, 1966.

Officer Manning had served with the agency for 9 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 5

Incident Details

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

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

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 6, 2018

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