Security Policeman Robert Richard Dover

Security Policeman Robert Richard Dover

United States Air Force Security Forces, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, March 18, 1979

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Robert Richard Dover

Policeman Robert Dover was killed when a vehicle crashed into the installation gate's guard shack at Kelly AFB, Texas. The vehicle and building caught fire immediately after the crash.

The driver of the vehicle who caused the crash was determined to be drunk. He served six months in jail and was released into a work release program.

Policeman Dover had served with the United State Air Force for six years. He was survived by his wife and daughter. A street at Kelly AFB was named Robert Dover Street in his honor.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Served 6 months

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On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 18, 2019

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