Sergeant Dario Scott Aponte

Sergeant Dario Scott Aponte

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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Dario Scott Aponte

Sergeant Dario Aponte was killed in a motor vehicle accident while responding to a domestic violence call.

He was responding to a domestic violence call at the intersection of East and Chapel Streets when his patrol car collided with another patrol car en route to the same call. Sergeant Aponte was killed and the officer driving the other patrol car was critically injured.

Sergeant Aponte had served with the New Haven Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, Donna, and their two children Brandon and Andrue, as well as his children Sherrena Russell, Ashleigh Aponte, and Dario Scott Aponte I. His wife, Donna, also serves as an officer with the agency.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 436

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

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