Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Gary K. McDonald

  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: 12151
  • Division: University
  • Location: 3801 S. Vermont Ave.
  • Date Killed: Wednesday, October 6, 1965
  • Cause of Death: Shot by a Burglary Suspect


Policeman McDonald was shot and killed by a robbery suspect at a shots fired call. The suspect had gained control of Policeman McDonald’s partner’s handgun and shot him. Policeman McDonald was shot three times, and as he collapsed, he was able to pull his pistol and kill the suspect.

Policeman McDonald had served with the Department for less than 1 year.