Patrolman Dalton Fleming

Patrolman Dalton Fleming

Winter Garden Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, December 1, 1959

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Dalton Fleming

Patrolman Fleming was shot and killed while chasing a suspect who had just murdered a citizen during a robbery shortly after 2300 hours. During the foot pursuit the suspect turned and shot Patrolman Fleming in the chest with a .25 caliber handgun. Patrolman Fleming was able to continue the pursuit and, with the help of a citizen, place the suspect in custody. Patrolman Fleming then collapsed and died at the scene. The suspect had just been released after serving one year of a fifteen year sentence for a previous strong arm robbery.
Patrolman Fleming had been with the agency for 18 months and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace Patrolman Fleming.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 30, 2019

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