“He was well-liked and respected by his peers and supervisors,” said Andrew Katkosin, a 12-year-old member of the Danbury Police Department. Says Mark Williams.

DAMBERRI – A Denbury Police officer died suddenly Sunday, according to the department.

Andrew Katkosin, a 12-year-old member of the Denbury Police Department, said he was “highly regarded and respected by his peers and supervisors.” Mark Williams spoke on the department’s Facebook page.

“Our deepest sympathies are with Andrew’s family and loved ones. His passing is an astonishing blow to his brother and sister officers at the Denbury Police Department, ”said Williams. “Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we all grieve.”

Williams did not comment on the circumstances of Katcosin’s death.


Katkosin is the second Danberri police officer to die in recent days.

Sgt. “After a long and courageous battle with cancer,” Williams Cune, 45, said on November 28th.

Cunningham, a 20-year veteran of the department, a former police union president and most recently a “crime scene supervisor, departmental registrar and liaison to several foreign agencies,” said Williams. .

His father, Dennis Cune, had worked in the department for 21 years, according to Williams.

“Dave will always be remembered for his commitment to the department and the city and his great sense of humor. He longs for it. Please keep your family, friends, class and community in your thoughts and prayers, ”said Williams.

Kuni’s wife, Davon Ivansuka-Kuni, said on Saturday that her husband “always behaved everywhere, and was always friendly.”

Ivanuska-Kuni said her husband had a way of understanding, communicating, and communicating in a way that made her feel comfortable.

Williams said the department was receiving help from other police agencies.

“You may encounter members of the police department who are closed in Danbury and responding to your request for assistance to provide services to both officers. “We are grateful for the support of these agencies and appreciate their willingness to help our agency and the community.”

william.lambert@hearstmediact.com; An earlier report from Kendra Baker included this story.

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