Dennis Holmes was assigned to the Auto Theft Division. He was in
the process of arresting two auto theft suspects in the 1600 block
of Robin Road when a scuffle occurred. Officer Holmes suffered a
heart attack as a result of the encounter and passed away.
Some time elapsed before the final results of Officer Holmes
death were processed; however, it was determined that the death
was indeed a result of the course and scope of his duty as a police