Detective Robert Raymond Gonser

Detective Robert Raymond Gonser

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, August 8, 1968

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Robert Raymond Gonser

Detective Gonser was shot and killed while he and another officer were working a surveillance operation in Inkster, Michigan. As the officers began to leave the scene, another car approached and attempted to block them in. Detective Gonser drove around them and the car began to follow them. The suspects fired several shots, striking Detective Gonser. The suspects were never identified.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Never identified

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Bob was my Dad’s first cousin. Thank grew up watching the heartache that my Aunt and Uncle, wife, siblings, and the rest of our family experienced loosing Bob. Thank you from the Gonser Family for creating this website, allowing the Fallen officers to not be forgotten.

Jill Gonser Dunkel

February 6, 2022

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