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 Oscar Joel Bryant

Oscar Joel Bryant

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 13 May 1968 (aged 26)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 36716113 · View Source
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Bryant, an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, was shot and killed when he responded to an armed robbery in progress at a dress shop on South Western Avenue.
Policeman Bryant surprised four robbers insde 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 car.


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  • Created by: Joe Walker
  • Added: 4 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36716113
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Joel Bryant (8 Jan 1942–13 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36716113, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Joe Walker (contributor 23317045) .