Wednesday, June 25, 2003
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Location: Hwy 138, .9 miles W/O Lone Pine Canyon
Rd. (San Bernardino)
Date Killed: Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Cause of Death: Traffic Collision
Bio: Detective Barron was killed in an automobile
accident when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle
on California 138 in San Bernardino County.
Detective Barron and his partner were in the area while conducting
an investigation. Another vehicle was attempting to pass a tractor
trailer and crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic at 7:30 pm.
Detective Barron was killed instantly and his partner was
The driver of the vehicle that struck their car was also injured.
He was arrested in the hospital and charged with manslaughter with
Detective Barron joined the LAPD in November of 1983. After
completing his training at the academy he was assigned to patrol
assignments in Southeast and Newton Areas. Abe Barron was promoted
to Detective in June of 1995 and worked Detective Headquarters
Division, Newton and Northeast Detectives. He worked on various
types of investigations before becoming a Homicide Detective.
Detective Barron had been with the Los Angeles Police Department
for 19 years, and was assigned to the Northeast Division's unsolved
murder squad. He is survived by his wife and 13-year-old