Patrol Officer Robert F. Stankye

Patrol Officer Robert F. Stankye

Orange Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Thursday, September 3, 1981

Robert F. Stankye

Officer Stankye suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in a pursuit of three burglary suspects. He collapsed shortly the three suspects were taken into custody.

Officer Stankye had served with the agency for 14 years and was assigned to the Investigative Services Unit. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 6

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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