Grave Site Ceremony
Saturday May 19, 2018
LAPD Command Staff
Forest Lawn Cemetery
6300 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Policeman Oscar Joel Bryant, was shot and killed when he
responded to an armed robbery in progress at a dress shop on South
Policeman Bryant surprised four robbers inside and ordered them
outside on the sidewalk where he ordered them to line up and place
their hands on the window. One suspect, who had a revolver hidden
in his waistband, drew the weapon and fired from under his arm
striking Policeman Bryant in the face.
As Policeman Bryant fell fatally wounded, he emptied his service
revolver wounding the suspect who shot him and another suspect.
Other officers arriving on the scene, took the suspects into
custody and arrested three females waiting in their get-away
Join Policeman Bryant’s Family from Indiana as they remember Bryant
for the Ultimate Sacrifice that he paid for protecting the citizens
of Los Angeles.
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