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Sintic, Zlatko

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Sintic, Zlatko

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: 15485

Division: Devonshire

Location: 10350 Reseda Blvd.

Date Killed: Thursday, Febuary 12, 1976

Cause of Death: Shot by a Robbery Suspect

Bio: Police Officer Zlatko Sintic was shot and killed as he and other officers approached a fast food restaurant in a Northridge shopping center to answer a silent alarm.

The gunman held an employee hostage for 5.5 hours before taking his own life.

Officer Sintic was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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