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Village Marshal Thomas Dunn | Hortonville Police Department, Wisconsin Hortonville Police Department, Wisconsin

Village Marshal

Thomas Dunn

Hortonville Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Monday, July 14, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 72

Tour: 35 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Village Marshal was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while attempting to stop a vehicle on Main Street. As he stepped into the street to flag the car down a second vehicle struck him. The vehicle that struck him fled the scene. The driver later turned himself in and was fined $200 plus $52.50 court costs.

Marshal Dunn had served with the agency for 35 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, five daughters, brother, and two sisters. One of his sons, Officer Alfred Dunn, was killed in the line of duty while serving as a motorcycle officer for the Appleton Police Department on June 19, 1926.

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Motorcycle Officer Alfred E. Dunn
Appleton Police Department, Wisconsin
End of Watch: Tuesday, November 2, 1926
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.
February 25, 2014

 

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