Patrolman Arnold Jackson Dorman

Patrolman Arnold Jackson Dorman

Opp Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, August 20, 1946

Arnold Jackson Dorman

Patrolman Dorman was shot and killed as he and other officers served arrest warrants on three sawmill workers for fighting in a bar. As one of the suspects was placed in a patrol car he grabbed an officer's gun and opened fire, fatally wounding Patrolman Dorman. Officers returned fire killing one of the suspects and wounding another.

Patrolman Dorman had served with the agency for 7 months. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender One shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 16, 2013

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