Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # 126
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Charges dropped
Master Officer Howard Dallies was shot and killed as he approached a motorcycle he had pulled over in the early morning hours. Without warning, the motorcyle's driver turned and fired six shots at Master Officer Dallies, striking him four times. Officer Dallies died a few hours after being shot.
The suspect was driving a stolen motorcycle with false tags from a similar bike. The suspect was finally arrested in July 1997, but the charges were dropped.
Officer Dallies is survived by his wife and two young sons. Before joining the Garden Grove Police Department, he had served at least 5 years with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and the Placentia Police Department.