Police Officer Daniel Scott Webster

Police Officer Daniel Scott Webster

Albuquerque Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Thursday, October 29, 2015

Add to My Heroes

Daniel Scott Webster

Police Officer Dan Webster succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on October 21st, 2015, while making a traffic stop.

He had stopped a motorcycle that was displaying a stolen license plate near the intersection of Central Avenue and Eubank Boulevard at approximately 8:00 pm. Officer Webster had placed one handcuff on the subject's left wrist when the man pretended to be injured by complaining that his right shoulder was hurt. The subject then reached for a concealed handgun and opened fire on him at close range. Officer Webster was struck in the face, chest, and arm.

The man, a felon with a prior manslaughter conviction, was arrested a short time later by responding officers who had contained him within a perimeter.

Officer Webster was transported to a local hospital where he remained on life support until succumbing to his wounds one week later.

Officer Webster was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Albuquerque Police Department for eight years.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 749
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 21, 2015
  • Weapon Handgun; .40 caliber
  • Offender Arrested

traffic stop

Most Recent Reflection

View all 249 Reflections

Dad you have motivated me to do so much with my life. You continue to be an amazing role model as we rember the impact on so many lives. Mostly on the lives of who were closest to you. I love and miss you everyday.

Danielle Webster
Daughter

January 10, 2019

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.