Trooper David D. Monahan

Trooper David D. Monahan

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, April 17, 1980

David D. Monahan

Trooper David Monahan was killed when his patrol car was intentionally rammed during a roadblock. Other troopers and local officers were chasing a serial burglary suspect in Chester County when the driver of the vehicle struck the passenger side of Trooper Monahan's vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The suspect was also injured and was charged with homicide by motor vehicle.

Trooper Monahan was a U.S Air Force veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for nine years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with homicide

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Trooper Monahan,
On today, the 37th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also when you served with the USAF during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

April 17, 2018

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