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Resided: CA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jan. 07, 1858
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male
Agency
Dept: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. - CA
4700 Ramona Blvd.  
Monterey Park, CA   91754   USA
(323)267-4800
County: Los Angeles
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Sheriff
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
On The Job: 1 weeks
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: CA   USA   Thu. Jan. 07, 1858
Summary: Sheriff William Getman was killed while trying to diffuse a violent situation. A suspect had entered a pawnshop and demanded to the storeowner shoot him or he would shoot the storeowner. Sheriff Getman responded and came up behind the suspect, spoke calmly to him and placed his hand on the suspects shoulder. The suspect quickly turned around and started shooting emptying his gun. Sheriff Getman was struck and killed. A Deputy and other men returned fire killing the suspect.

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