March 5, 1959: Blinded by Bullet, Officer Shoots Gunman Who Killed Partner

Ector A. Garcia

Note: I’m way behind on revisiting old blog posts but here’s one I especially like. It’s a little story about  LAPD artist Ector A. Garcia. Garcia also published a paperback “Portraits of Crime” in 1977. It’s a bit hard to find but has lots of information about old LAPD cases.

The blog post originally appeared on and is available via

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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