Detective Bennett W. Dorman

Detective Bennett W. Dorman

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, November 1, 1915

Bennett W. Dorman

Detective Dorman was shot and killed while pursuing a robbery suspect.

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 Not available

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I just wanted to express my thanks to Detective Dorman on the 100th. anniversary of his ultimate sacrifice protecting the city of New Haven.

Jim O'Brien
Nephew of Officer Joe O'Brien EOW 12/24/1968

November 1, 2015

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