Honour Roll

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We offer our profound gratitude and respect to those officers who paid life's highest price to fulfill the Service's Motto
"To Serve and Protect"

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Douglas Sinclair
On February 27, 1972, Detective Sinclair and his partner, Detective Michael Irwin, were dispatched to a call where a tenant with a long criminal history was facing eviction that day. As the officers entered the apartment, the tenant burst through the door and fired several shots, two of which hit Detective Sinclair in the chest. Detective Irwin was fatally shot in the head. Both officers died during surgery. The suspect was shot dead by responding officers.
Name: Douglas Sinclair
Badge: 4033
Service: Metropolitan Toronto Police, 32 Division
Rank: Detective
Date of Birth: December 18, 1927
Age: 45
Length of Service: 22 years
Date of Death: February 27, 1972
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