Serial Number: 15485
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.