End of Watch: Monday, July 17, 2000
Tour of Duty: 5 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Bicycle accident
Date of Incident: Monday, July 17, 2000
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Charged with negligent homicide
Officer Dunman was killed after his bicycle was struck by an automobile. Officer Dunman was on bicycle patrol in downtown Salt Lake City. A car veered across three lanes of traffic, hopped a curb, and struck him from behind. He suffered severe head injuries in the accident and died shortly after being transported to a local hospital. The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with negligent homicide. Officer Dunman had been employed with the Salt Lake City Police Department for five years, and is survived by his wife, and three daughters, ages 5, 3, and 1.
Officer Dunman was on routine bike patrol in the downtown area when he was struck and killed instantly by an illegal alien, Cruz-Silva. The fugitive was arrested and charged, then released on bail after the Hispanic community claimed discrimination. The defendant fled to Mexico where he is believed to be hiding today.