Special Constable Robert ThomasRoyal Canadian Mounted PoliceFederalEnd of Watch: Thursday, March 6, 1986
Biographical InfoAge: 21Tour of Duty: Not availableBadge Number: S2886
Incident DetailsCause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, March 6, 1986Incident Location: ManitobaWeapon Used: Rifle; .303 caliberSuspect Info: Not available
Special Constable Robert Thomas was shot dead during a routine car check in Powerview, Manitoba. His partner was wounded. Both officers were shot with a .303 rifle.
The suspect was charged with first degree murder, attempted murder and two counts of forcible confinement stemming from a hostage taking on the nearby Fort Alexander Reserve.