SERGEANT ROBERT E. RISTAU
BADGE 52 & 517, ID 1808
SDPD 1950 - 1977
01/21/1921 - 07/30/1987
Evening Tribune (San Diego, CA) - August 10, 1987
Deceased Name: Robert E. Ristau, served 27 years in police department
Robert E. Ristau, 66, of Point Loma, died July 30 in a convalescent home. Cremation was arranged by Humphrey Mortuary, with inurnment in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
Private services were planned. Mr. Ristau, a native of Minneapolis, lived in the county 47 years and served 27 years in the San Diego Police Department, with duties including field work, traffic education, duty on the "Information Police" television program and a key role in establishment of the department's computer network.
He served as a consultant to the Automated Regional Justice Information System under a federal grant to expand the computer network in the county.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a daughter, Leah Raab, and a grandson, Michael Raab, both of Point Loma.
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