Trooper Davidson Gould Whiting

Trooper Davidson Gould Whiting

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, August 18, 1994

Davidson Gould Whiting

Trooper Davidson Whiting was killed when a van jumped a median barrier and struck his patrol car head-on on Route 128 in Lexington.

Trooper Whiting was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for two years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 567
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace Trooper Whiting.

On the exact date, 23 years ago today I was involved in a shooting incident that could have taken my life as well. Thankfully I was able to recover from the shooting but had to retire shortly after. I will never forget this date nor will I ever forget Trooper Whiting who paid the ultimate sacrifice on this same date.

Steve Van Slyke, retired K9 Handler
El Cajon Police Department

August 18, 2017

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