Police Officer Daniel T. Maloney

Police Officer Daniel T. Maloney

Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, December 27, 1981

Daniel T. Maloney

Police Officer Daniel Maloney was shot and killed by an attempted-rape suspect after while trying to stop a suspicious vehicle.

Dispatchers had just taken the call from the victim and where getting ready to broadcast it when Officer Maloney radioed in the suspicious vehicle. When he attempted to stop the vehicle it sped away and Officer Maloney chased it into a dead-end on Challedon Drive. The suspect jumped out of the vehicle and ran towards Officer Maloney's police car firing, striking him several times through the driver's window.

Officer Maloney was able to radio that he had been shot as the suspect returned to his car and fled. Another officer stopped the vehicle and the suspect immediately exited and opened fire. The officer returned fired and killed the suspect.

Officer Maloney had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Not forgotten. RIP Sir

Sgt Yoli Trujillo, Retired
Corpus Christi (Tx) P.D.

December 27, 2016

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