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Lewis DURANT

On August 18th, 1956, Constable Durant was on duty in Markham Township. At approximately 2:00 a.m. the officer came across a vehicle parked on the gravel shoulder of Woodbine Avenue. Constable Durant parked his cruiser facing the parked car and investigated the suspicious vehicle. While questioning the driver of the car, Constable Durant was struck and fatally injured by a car travelling southbound.
 
Constable Durant was twenty-two years old at the time of his death and had served with the Markham Township Police Force for only a year.

Edward HOLDSWORTH

On May 15th, 1966, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Constable Holdsworth responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Woodbine Avenue, immediately north of the hamlet of Vandorf. The vehicle involved in the accident had struck a hydro pole, killing the driver. Upon approaching the vehicle, Constable Holdsworth tripped over a high voltage wire which was not readily visible in the long grass. Constable Holdsworth sustained fatal injuries as a result. Constable Holdsworth was twenty-one years old at the time of his death and was engaged to be married.

Gerald MILLS

On May 29th, 1968, Constable Mills responded to a motor vehicle collision on Woodbine Avenue. Just south of Vandorf Although it was daylight, foggy conditions prevailed. During his investigation, the officer discovered that one of the drivers was under the influence of alcohol and arrested him for impaired driving.
 

Doug TRIBBLING

On Sunday, August 19, 1984, Constable Douglas Tribbling attended a burglar alarm at a Markham computer company on Steelecase Road, north of Steeles Avenue. Constable Tribbling arrived on scene at 10:08 p.m. to find the front door smashed in. He called for back up and went in to investigate. When his back up arrived only minutes later, Constable Tribbling was found with multiple gun shot wounds to the chest. His gun was still in his holster. Constable Tribbling was rushed to North York General Hospital where medical staff worked frantically to save his life.
 

Bill GRANT

Just after midnight on Tuesday, October 9, 1984, Constable William James Grant observed an automobile being driven in an erratic manner. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver sped off with Constable Grant in pursuit. The driver was a nineteen year old from Thornhill. He had stolen the family car following an argument with his girlfriend.
 

ROB PLUNKETT

In the early morning hours of August 2, 2007, plainclothes surveillance officers were conducting an investigation in the Toronto and Markham areas when they observed two vehicles, a white Honda and a gold Honda, leave a Toronto address. The gold Honda was believed to be stolen however it had not yet been reported. The two vehicles were driven to the area of Ascot Crescent and Harvest Moon Drive in the Town of Markham where they were parked on Ascot Crescent. The driver of the gold Honda was observed opening the driver’s side door and removing the airbag. At approximately 5 a.m.

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