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Police Officer Dale E. Eggers | Seattle Police Department, Washington Seattle Police Department, Washington

Police Officer

Dale E. Eggers

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 23, 1985

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 18 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 410 gauge

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Dale Eggers was shot and killed while moonlighting as a security guard at a local bank. Officer Eggers, who was in uniform, was sitting at a desk and was unaware a robbery had taken place at a teller's window. As the robber exited the bank, he shot Officer Eggers in the head even though he had not been confronted.

The suspect, an ex-convict, was apprehended just hours before Officer Eggers' funeral. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Officer Eggers had been a member of the Seattle Police Department for 18 years.

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DB don't blame yourself..Things happened the way they did because it was time for my dad to go..God never takes us before our time is over. That is why the shift change occurred. I have always thought about your grief over these years and how hard it may be.but dad always said we never go before our time is up. Your time wasn't up it is as simple as that and dad would say it too....as for my reflection its been many years I have never posted but dad's on my mind and heart strong..I miss you dad ty for everything you taught me..I taught it to my girls while they grew up..they turned out great like you!! Loving caring sharing and strong.ty for teaching me how to teach them even though you are gone..you live thorough us in our memories..

Kristi Ewing-Eggers
Kristi. Step daughter
February 25, 2016

 

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