Corporal Robert E. Armstrong
Death: January 19, 1985
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Cpl. Robert Armstrong was killed when the patrol car he was driving was struck head-on by a drunk driver on Ross Clark Circle while he was working an overtime DUI enforcement detail at 4:30 pm on January 19, 1985.
The drunk driver was driving the wrong way on the four-lane divided highway when the collision occurred. Both Cpl. Armstrong and the drunk driver were transported to a local hospital where both died of their injuries. The suspect had previous DUI arrests.
Cpl. Armstrong had served with the Dothan Police Department nearly seven years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
Source: View DothanPD.org Memoriam
Reflections for Corporal Robert E. Armstrong
Cpl. Armstrong, On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dothan. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
Happy 30th Anniversary! Let's go to the Key's. You are missed!