Detective Robert R. Monette

Detective Robert R. Monette

Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, December 19, 1968

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Robert R. Monette

Detective Robert Monette and Officer Roger McClung drowned during a dive team training exercise in Lake Wesley.

During the training a third officer began to suffer trouble in the water. Detective Monette and Officer McClung saved the officer but drowned doing so.

Detective Monette was a Vietnam War veteran and had served with the Virginia Beach Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, 6-month-old daughter, and 2-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Rest in peace Detective Monette.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 6, 2020

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