The Doraville Police Memoral Page is dedicated to honoring the lives and memories of our fallen heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their duty while serving the City of Doraville.
Detective Shane Wilson
On November 14, 2011 at approximately 0131 hrs uniformed officers were dispatched to a violent home invasion in progress. Upon arrival of officers, contact was made with two suspects in the rear of the location. Both suspects immediately fled on foot and into a wooded area south of the location. Officers apprehended one of the suspects in the wood line and one suspect continued to flee. While officers pursued the suspects, other officers secured the residence and checked on the occupants. Upon securing the location; weapons, gloves and other items were located where the suspects were first spotted by officers outside the location. The Criminal Investigation Division’s on-call detective was notified of the situation.
Detective Hugo Arango
On May 13, 2000 just after midnight, while on duty, Detective Arango responded to a report of subjects breaking into cars at Eclipse night club in Doraville, Ga. Detective Arango found two subjects matching the description given and confronted the subjects. While performing a pat down search of one of the subjects, Detective Arango located a hand gun in his waistband. At this time a struggle ensued and Detective Arango and the perpetrator fought over the gun. The night club manager, David Contreras, attempted to come to the aid of Detective Arango but was shot in the face by the perpetrator.