Patrol Officer David Allen Thurman

Patrol Officer David Allen Thurman

Pineville Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, April 14, 1991

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David Allen Thurman

Patrol Officer David Thurman was shot and killed while he and the town marshal were questioning suspects about vehicle tampering.

The marshal was wounded in the incident.

Officer Thurman was survived by his wife.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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I was with a mutual freind (Clay Hart), when I met David Thurman. I was very impressed with his professional demeanor. I aspired to be as professional in my interactions with people doing my job. Thank you to the Thurman family for giving such an inspiring young man to serve his community.

Retired investigator Malcolm Dwain McEnt
Lawrence County Missouri

February 24, 2019

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