Police Officer Elmer E. Norgren

Police Officer Elmer E. Norgren

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, January 15, 1943

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Elmer E. Norgren

Officer Elmer Norgren was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver while issuing a traffic citation. The suspect was apprehended and charged with negligent homicide.

The 45-year-old suspect was convicted of negligent homicide and drunk driving and sentenced to two years; one year for each charge to be served consecutively.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 12, 1943
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

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Uncle Elmer I think of you often. I wasn’t born yet when you died in the line of duty. I wish I had gotten the opportunity to know you in person. Thank you for the service you provided to the citizens of Oakland. Our family will never forget you and will always honor you! You are my hero.

Jeanette Norgren Alley

November 30, 2018

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