Police Officer Dale E. Eggers

Police Officer Dale E. Eggers

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, April 23, 1985

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Dale E. Eggers

Police Officer Dale Eggers was shot and killed while moonlighting as a security guard at a local bank at 2555 Beacon Avenue South.

Officer Eggers, who was in uniform, was sitting at a desk and was unaware a robbery had taken place at a teller's window. As the subject exited the bank, he shot Officer Eggers in the head even though he had not been confronted.

The subject, an ex-convict, was apprehended just hours before Officer Eggers' funeral. He was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Officer Eggers had served with the Seattle Police Department for 18 years.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 410 gauge
  • Offender Sentenced to life

robbery, secondary employment

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An absolutely senseless tragedy! Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 12, 2020

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