Patrolman Mark L. Dabling

Patrolman Mark L. Dabling

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, December 6, 1982

Mark L. Dabling

Patrolman Dabling was shot and killed while making a traffic stop. Unbeknownst to him, the violator was an escaped prisoner from Florida. The man exited the vehicle through the passenger side door and opened fire on Patrolman Dabling with a .44 caliber sawed-off rifle.

The suspect fled the scene but was later arrested on I-25 south of the city.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .44 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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Correction on my earlier posting :I wrote that it was in the 70ties that Mark was killed, but it it was in 1982...I was referring to another event.. Please except my apologies for this....
Kind regards,
Hans Mansens, Breda Netherlands

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September 27, 2018

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