Fallen Officers for the Month of December
Officer Albert Bluhm Officer Dale Stone
On December 28, 1970, Officer Albert Bluhm #947 and was shot and killed after stopping a stolen truck behind the Bali Hi Motel at 16th Avenue and Linden Street. The suspects shot Officer Bluhm as he dismounted his police motorcycle.
Officer Bluhm was struck three times and died while trying to radio for help.|
A citizen used the officer’s radio to give the dispatcher his location and other officers raced to his assistance.
Officer Dale Stone #1697 was one of the responding officers. He was killed at 7th Avenue and Roosevelt Street when an impaired driver struck his police motorcycle, throwing him under another vehicle.
Officer Bluhm was 40 years old and had been on the department for eight years.|
He was survived by his 17 year old son.
Officer Stone was 25 years old and had been with the department for fourteen months.
He was survived by his wife.
|Serial #||Officer||End of Watch|
| ||Officer Haze Burch*||February 5, 1925|
| ||Officer Walter H. Stewart*||February 19, 1952|
|#947||Officer Albert R. Bluhm||December 28, 1970|
|#1697||Officer Dale C. Stone||December 28, 1970|
|#1451||Officer Quincy Clay Haywood||November 22, 1971|
|#1845||Officer Michael D. Hemschmeyer||November 2, 1973|
|#2684||Officer Gilbert R. Chavez||June 6, 1975|
|#A513||Police Guard John F. MacInnis||February 22, 1976|
|#2964||Officer Arthur E. DelGaudio, Jr.||April 22, 1976|
|#2853||Officer Ignacio G. Conchos||July 1, 1982|
|#1841||Officer John R. Davis||August 6, 1982|
|#3973||Officer Kenneth E. Campbell||January 29, 1984|
|#2417||Officer E.C. "Rusty" Hawkins||April 24, 1984|
|#3549||Officer Robert L. Polmanteer||May 4, 1984|
|#3289||Officer Kevin W. Forsythe||September 7, 1984|
|#3127||Officer John A. Robertson||November 11, 1984|
|#3281||Officer Robert T. Fike||January 8, 1986|
|#3855||Officer Kenneth L. Collings||May 27, 1988|
|#4317||Officer Patrick O. Briggs||June 20, 1990|
|#1437||Sergeant Danny L. Tunney||July 26, 1990|
|#2647||Sergeant John W. Domblisky||July 26, 1990|
|#2387||Officer Leonard L. Kolodziej||September 4, 1991|
|#2014||Sergeant D. Marty Kieffer||May 21, 1997|
|#5930||Officer Marc Todd Atkinson||March 26, 1999|
|#6896||Officer Goelet A. Beuf||November 1, 1999|
|#5580||Officer B. Wayne Scott||September 10, 2002|
|#4410||Officer Don R. Schultz||May 12, 2004|
|#7275||Officer Eric J. White||August 28, 2004|
|#7215||Officer Jason A. Wolfe||August 28, 2004|
|#4276||Officer David C. Uribe||May 10, 2005|
|#8256||Officer Paul R. Salmon||November 29, 2005|
|#8232||Officer George V. Cortez, Jr.||July 27, 2007|
|#6994||Officer Nick J. Erfle||September 18, 2007|
|#8485||Officer Shane C. Figueora||October 25, 2008|
|#8474||Officer Travis P. Murphy||May 26, 2010|
|#8899||Officer Daryl Raetz||May 19, 2013|
*Both Officer Haze and Officer Stewart were hired before the days of our current “serial number” system.
The Phoenix Police Department also remembers the sacrifice our K9's have made while serving our communities.
Rosco - EOW July 14, 1984
Hunter - EOW October 20, 1994
Dax - EOW April 17, 1996
R.J.- EOW August 13, 2005
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