Detective John M. Dumke

Detective John M. Dumke

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, April 20, 1919

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John M. Dumke

Detective John Dumke was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant for larceny.

Detective Dumke had served with the Buffalo Police Department for eight years and was assigned to Precinct 4. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

warrant service

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Det. Dumke,
On today, the 93rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Buffalo.


U.S. Border Patrol

April 20, 2012

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