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Patrolman Mark L. Dabling | Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman

Mark L. Dabling

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Monday, December 6, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .44 caliber

Offender: Apprehended

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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.

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I often drive down Mark Dabling road and now will think of our fallen police officer. Joe Kenda and all officers who risk their lives everyday - I thank you! Mark Dablings character, strength, and face will always be in my mind when I drive down the road that recognizes his honor.

Thank you

Tabitha
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February 16, 2017

 

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