Trooper Robert G. Dunning

Trooper Robert G. Dunning

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 14, 1987

Robert G. Dunning

Trooper Robert Dunning was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a man with a gun call. The suspect shot both officers with an AR-15 rifle, killing Trooper Dunning and wounding his partner in the leg. The suspect then committed suicide.

Trooper Dunning had served with the agency for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AR-15
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Trooper Robert G. Dunning will never ever be forgotten. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless his family, especially his three children.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

March 25, 2018

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