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Police Officer Dennis Merwin Shuck | Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming

Police Officer

Dennis Merwin Shuck

Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 12 years

Badge # P12

Cause: Motorcycle accident

Incident Date: 8/21/2006

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Officer Dennis Shuck succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when his department motorcycle collided with a pickup truck as he attempted to stop a traffic violator.

Prior to the collision, he had activated his emergency equipment as he attempted to pass the pickup truck on the right. The truck driver also attempted to move into the right lane and struck the motorcycle.

Officer Shuck was transported to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition until succumbing to his injuries.

Officer Shuck was a US Air Force and National Guard veteran. He had served with the Cheyenne Police Department for 12 years. Officer Shuck, a widower, was engaged to be remarried and is survived by his son, daughter, and six grandchildren.

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A great ambassador of the uniform in every sense of the word!!!! I can't say enough how much I respect this man. Many in the community feared him because of his relentless traffic patrolling, but he kept us all safer. Rest easy, Dennis, you are truly missed

Justin Brown NREMT-B
EMS Co-worker
August 24, 2016

 

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