Police Officer Robert Daniel Targosz
Gilbert Police Department
Arizona

End of Watch: Sunday, April 30, 2006
Biographical Info
Age: 37
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: 761
Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Date of Incident: Saturday, April 29, 2006
Weapon Used: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect Info: In Custody
Officer Rob Targosz died from injuries received the previous day when his motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver.

The collision occurred when the drunk driver passed several stopped cars and ran a red light at the intersection of Price Road and Apache Boulevard. After the collision, the driver and a passenger both fled the scene. The driver was later captured and the passenger was taken into custody after returning to the scene.

The officer was taken to Scottsdale Osborne Healthcare Hospital where he died in surgery at approximately 1:30 am.

Officer Targosz had served with the Gilbert Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife.
Agency Contact Information
Gilbert Police Department
75 E. Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296

R.I.P brother, our prayers go out to his family, and department