Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 9775
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Patrolman Melvin L. Gossmeyer was killed when he was struck by a fleeing hit-and-run offender The driver was apprehended at the scene of the crash and convicted of charges stemming from the incident.
Patrolman Gossmeyer was a four year veteranof the department and was assigned to the Task Force. He is survived by his wife and three children.