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Casper Police: Lt. Daniel Dundas has died

Casper Police Department Lt. Dan Dundas (Courtesy CPD)

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper Police Lt. Daniel Dundas has died.

The announcement was made through a social media post sent out by the Casper Police Department on Monday night.

The Casper Police Department is deeply saddened to announce the unexpected death of Casper Police Lieutenant Danny Dundas. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and all those who were blessed to know him. Out of respect for his loved ones and department family, no further details will be released at this time.

Casper PD Lieutenant Daniel Dundas with students at the 2019 Shop with a Cop event (Casper PD, Facebook)

Other area emergency services started posting tributes to Dundas almost immediately after his death was announced on Monday.

“The MPD would like to extend our sympathy to the Casper Police Department during this extremely difficult time,” said the Mills Police Department. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you navigate through and process this tragic loss. Rest in Peace, Lt. Dundas.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our Casper Police Department family as they grieve in the unexpected loss of Lieutenant Dundas,” said the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. “May God help his friends and family find peace in this tragedy. Rest easy, lieutenant; we’ll take watch from here.”

“Our hearts are broken, as our neighbors to the west in Casper lost a good one,” said the Douglas Police Department.

Dundas was well known for his community outreach with the Casper Police Department, as well as the numerous videos he posted on the CPD Facebook page.

Rodney Smith records video for his social media account as Lt. Dan Dundas mows on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2019 during a fundraiser. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

Dundas was a Casper native who graduated from Natrona County High School, according to a social media post in 2019 announcing his promotion to lieutenant. After high school, he attended the University of Wyoming with a full ride scholarship, graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.

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