Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 12/19/1968
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Detective Robert Monette and Officer Roger McClung drowned during a dive team training exercise in Lake Wesley.
During the training a third officer began to suffer trouble in the water. Detective Monette and Officer McClung saved the officer but drowned doing so.
Detective Monette was a Vietnam War veteran and had served with the Virginia Beach Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, 6-month-old daughter, and 2-year-old son.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Roger L. McClung