Constable Robert Plunkett York Regional Police Service Ontario End of Watch: Thursday, August 2, 2007
Biographical Info Age: 43 Tour of Duty: 22 years Badge Number: 446
Incident Details Cause of Death: Vehicular assault Date of Incident: Thursday, August 2, 2007 Weapon Used: Automobile Suspect Info: Sentenced to 12 years
Constable Robert Plunkett was injured when he was run down by a vehicle during an airbag theft investigation in Markham.
Constable Plunkett was struck by a car and dragged while performing undercover surveillance during the investigation on Ascot Crescent, near the Pacific Mall in the Steeles Avenue and Kennedy Road area. He was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.
In June 2011 the subject who killed Constable Pluckett was sentenced to 12 years in prison, with credit for time served since his arrest.
Constable Plunkett was a 22-year veteran of the York Regional Police Service. He is survived by his wife and three children.