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Serial Number: 11797
Division: Administrative Narcotics
Location: 120 Colorado Ave. (Santa Monica)
Date Killed: Tuesday, November 6, 1973
Cause of Death: Shot by a Narcotics Suspect
Bio: Detective Sawyer was shot and killed while working in a joint undercover investigation with the DEA. Detective Sawyer was shot by a cocaine trafficker during an attempted robbery of a $144,000 flashroll.
Detective Sawyer was survived by his wife and two children.