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Detective Charles David Dinwiddie | Killeen Police Department, Texas Killeen Police Department, Texas


Charles David Dinwiddie

Killeen Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, May 11, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 18 years

Badge # 63

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/9/2014

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: In custody

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Detective Chuck Dinwiddie succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while conducting a SWAT operation at an apartment complex.

The officers were serving a narcotics search warrant in the 1100 block of Circle M Drive, at about 5:30 am, when the subject inside of the apartment opened fire. Detective Dinwiddie and three other officers were wounded during the shooting. He was transported to Scott & White Hospital, suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. He later succumbed to his wound. The other officers sufferered non-life threatening wounds.

Two subjects were taken into custody following the shooting. The subject believed to have shot the officers was charged with three counts of attempted capital murder, with additional charges pending.

Detective Dinwiddie had served with the Killeen Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Well my friend it has been a year now. It has taken me this long to write to you because it has been hard to describe how much I miss you and to find the words to honor such an amazing friend and human being. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about you and what a profound loss we all feel. Every street I go down and several places that I pass bring up fond memories of you. I will always remember the fun we had together and all of the great memories.
To the best man I knew, I miss you and will forever remember and honor you. Rest in peace my friend. I miss you more than words can describe. #63 you will not be forgotten.

Police Officer
Killeen Police Department
May 11, 2015


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