Patrolman Robert Vincent Whisenand

Patrolman Robert Vincent Whisenand

Dixon Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 22, 1970

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Robert Vincent Whisenand

Patrolman Robert Whisenand was accidentally shot and killed inside the Dixon Police Department headquarters building.

He was cleaning his gun when it was accidentally discharged.

Patrolman Whisenand was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

accidental discharge

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 48th anniversary of your EOW.

I am honored to be the 1st to leave you a Reflection.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 22, 2018

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