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Mar. 25, 1984
Caucasian Male / 29 yrs. of age
Metropolitan Police Dept. MA(defunct)
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. Mar. 25, 1984
Officer Dana was shot and killed by a suspect who had gained control of another officer's handgun. Officer Dana was assisting the Milton officer during a traffic stop while the driver was being questioned about a television in the backseat. During the questioning the suspect became agitated and was able to gain control of the Milton officer's weapon and shot Officer Dana. The suspect was traced to a home in Boston and committed suicide as a SWAT team entered to arrest him.
Officer Dana was survived by his wife who was a member of the Milton Police Department and was on duty the night he was shot and killed. Before joining the Metropolitan Police Department he had been a federal police officer and a U.S. Air Force Security Policeman. He was survived by his wife of six months and paren