Officer David George Gabrielli

Officer David George Gabrielli

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, August 31, 1990

David George Gabrielli

Officer Gabrielli and Sergeant John Blaser were killed when they were struck by a vehicle while investigating an earlier drunk driving related accident. As they were standing in the median a car driven by another drunk driver swerved across two lanes of traffic and struck them both. The driver of that vehicle had a BAC of .25. He was sentenced to 21 years in prison.

Officer Gabrielli is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 1231

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 21 years

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Memorial weekend just passed and all I could think about was you and how much I miss you still.......Wish you could have known my husband and grandkids.......they would have loved you as much as I do....You are missed everyday brother.



May 30, 2013

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