Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 24 years, 10 months
Badge # 1599
Cause: Aircraft accident
Lieutenant Robert Cormier and Reserve Officer James Taylor were killed in a helicopter accident.
The officers were looking for landing spots for the upcoming Republican Convention when the helicopter struck a communications tower 450 feet in the air. Both officers were killed instantly.
Lieutenant Cormier was a U.S Air Force veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for almost 25 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Reserve Officer James Charles Taylor