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Police Officer Michael J. Dunman | Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

Police Officer

Michael J. Dunman

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch: Monday, July 17, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Bicycle accident

Incident Date: 7/17/2000

Weapon: Automobile

Suspect: Charged with negligent homicide

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Officer Michael Dunman was killed after his bicycle was struck by an automobile.

Officer Dunman was on bicycle patrol in downtown Salt Lake City. A car veered across three lanes of traffic, hopped a curb, and struck him from behind. He suffered severe head injuries in the accident and died shortly after being transported to a local hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, an illegal immigrant, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide. He later jumped bail and fled to Mexico.

Officer Dunman had served with the Salt Lake City Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife, and three young daughters.

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it was 13 years ago today when we lost you Mike,,,,,,and we still think of you everyday.......I miss you brother.....

officer dan delka
Salt Lake City Police Dept
July 17, 2013

 

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