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Bradshaw, Officer Roy R.

End of Watch: 
Monday, August 27, 1973
County: 
Okanogan
Agency: 
Colville Tribal P.D.

Officer Bradshaw was shot and killed while attempting to talk to a mentally disabled man who was barricaded in his home. The man had begun shooting at cars and people without provocation before barricading himself. Officer Bradshaw knew the family and believed he could talk the man out. As he approached the door the suspect opened fire, killing him. The suspect was committed to an institution for life. Officer Bradshaw had served with the agency for three years.