Captain Robert Dorsey Widener

Captain Robert Dorsey Widener

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, May 16, 1989

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Robert Dorsey Widener

Captain Widener was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer that ran a red light at the intersection of Ashley Road and West Boulevard.

He was returning to the sheriff's office after re-qualifying at the agency's firing range.

Captain Widener had served with the agency for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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New York State Police - Troop "D"

April 8, 2024

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