Police Officer Dexter L. Mardenborough

Police Officer Dexter L. Mardenborough

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch Sunday, January 27, 1991

Dexter L. Mardenborough

Officer Mardenborough was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect after responding to a shooting call at a local nightclub. When he arrived at the scene he observed three men fleeing the scene and gave pursuit.

One of the men took cover behind a building and then opened fire on Officer Mardenborough as he approached. Officer Mardenborough was struck once in the head and killed.

The suspect was arrested the following morning while attempting to leave the island at the local airport.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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My condolences to the family of Officer Dexter Mardenborough. His soul is now in Heaven, for he gave his life protecting others. May God bless his family.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

January 26, 2018

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