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Sawyer, Gerald

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Sawyer, Gerald

Rank: Investigator

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.