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Inglewood Police Officer Killed in Automobile Accident

September 13, 2006



It is with great sadness that the Inglewood Police Department announces the untimely death of Inglewood Police Officer Caleb Haskell.   On Saturday, September 9, 2006, at about 1320 hours, Officer Haskell was involved in an off-duty traffic collision as he was riding his motorcycle southbound on Angeles Crest Highway.


Officer Haskell was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital in the City of Pasadena, where he was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. The incident is currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol, Altadena station.


Officer Haskell, 28, was appointed as an Inglewood Police officer on November 14, 2005, and was in the latter stages of his probationary period.  He was well-respected by his peers and will be sadly missed.


The funeral arrangements are as follows:  




Viewing:       Thursday, September 14, 2006 -12:00pm-4:00pm

                        Rice Mortuary

                        5310 Torrance Boulevard

                        Torrance, CA 90503

                        (310) 540-6677


The viewing will consist of a closed casket, but a repeating video presentation will be provided.


Funeral:        Friday, September 15, 2006 – 11:00 am

                        The Neighborhood Church

                        415 Paseo Del Mar

                        Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

                        (310) 378-9353


The gravesite service and interment will    immediately follow funeral services at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 S. Western Avenue, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275 (310) 831-0311.


Flowers, Donations and Cards:


Flowers can be sent to:   Rice Mortuary, address listed above.


Donations and cards can be sent to:


Mrs. Amy Haskell

C/O: Inglewood Police Department

One Manchester Boulevard

Inglewood, CA 90301


Please remember to include Officer Haskell’s family in your prayers.





Chief of Police

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