Calif. cops, Marines mourn loss of decorated SWAT officer
The Yorba Linda resident, a longtime SWAT officer, was killed in Afghanistan
LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of cops, Marines and family members gathered in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to honor Marine Corps Reserve Sgt. Maj. Robert "RJ" Cottle, an LAPD SWAT officer and Whittier native killed last month in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan.
Photo Gallery: Memorial service for Robert J. Cottle
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