POLICE OFFICER BERNARD BENNETT
Officer Bernard Bennett
Agency: Sacramento Police Department
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 13, 1970
Badge Number: 154
CA Memorial Panel: 5
National Police Memorial Wall Panel: 14-E-3
Cause of Death: Gunshot wound
Date of Incident: Saturday, May 9, 1970
Weapon Used: Rifle
Suspect Info: Four suspects arrested. No convictions.
Officer Bennett was shot by a sniper through the squad car roof, while he and his partner were on patrol in Oak Park, succumbing to his wounds a few days later.