Trooper Dennis Lavelle Lund

Trooper Dennis Lavelle Lund

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, June 16, 1993

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Dennis Lavelle Lund

Trooper Lund was shot and killed during a high speed pursuit on I-70. He was shot in the face as he attempted to pass the suspect to warn cars in front of the chase. Both juvenile suspects were immediately taken into custody.

Trooper Lund had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge UHP 316

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Both taken into custody

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Thank you Trooper Dennis Lavelle Lund, for giving me first aid and being so kind so many years ago, on I-70 in UTAH , the strange thing was when I got back to California a friend of my father knew his family and she remembered him as a boy when she lived in utah she said he was a very good kid'' Such a horrible loss to everyone, I will never forget you for your kind and caring act that day Trooper Dennis Lavelle Lund

Accident victim

April 30, 2019

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