Patrolman Jay R. Van Dusen

Patrolman Jay R. Van Dusen

Amherst Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, February 2, 1972

Jay R. Van Dusen

Patrolman Van Dusen suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to an emergency call involving a woman walking in the roadway in extremely cold weather conditions. Following the heart attack his patrol car struck a snow bank. He was located by other officers and transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Patrolman Van Dusen had served with the agency for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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RIP Officer Van Dusen, you will never be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 1, 2018

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