Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 23 years
Badge # 414
Offender: Sentenced to life
Patrolman Daniel Bruns was shot and killed while attempting to break up a fight while off duty.
He was entering a bar that his friend owned at 522 Xenia Avenue at the same that his friend was attempting to throw out two men who were fighting. When Patrolman Bruns walked in the friend identified him as a police officer and asked him to escort the men out. As he did so one of the men pulled out a gun and shot him.
The subject was arrested and sentenced to life.
Patrolman Bruns had served with the Dayton Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife.