Detective Bennett W. Dorman

Detective Bennett W. Dorman

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, November 1, 1915

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Bennett W. Dorman

Detective Dorman was shot and killed while pursuing a robbery suspect. Other officers shot and killed the 21-year-old suspect the same day when he ran and refused their order to stop.

Detective Dorman was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

November 1, 2020

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