Patrolman Dennis Glenn Gonzales

Patrolman Dennis Glenn Gonzales

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, June 25, 1979

Dennis Glenn Gonzales

Patrolman Dennis Gonzales was killed when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while making a traffic stop on I-8, just east of the Fairmount Avenue exit.

The 18-year-old suspect later turned himself in, claiming he did not know he struck anyone. The man was convicted of manslaughter.

Patrolman Gonzales had served with the San Diego Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

hit-and-run, traffic stop

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 25, 2018

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