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David Dixon biography: 13 things about Pentagon officer from Takoma Park, Maryland

David Hall Dixon (©Montgomery County Detention Center)
David Hall Dixon (©Montgomery County Detention Center)

David Hall Dixon is a resident of Maryland, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Maryland. He has lived in other parts of Maryland including Rockville, Frederick and Germantown. (a) (b)
  2. He previously lived in Livermore, Alameda County, California, USA. (b)
  3. He is a former U.S. Army military policeman. (a)
  4. He is a former U.S. Air Force combat crewman. (a)
  5. From 2009 to 2019, he was a federal police officer. (a)
  6. In July 2019, he joined the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. (a)
  7. He was accused of assaulting a homeless woman with a long gun at a condominium complex in Takoma Park on May 6, 2020. He claimed that the woman assaulted him so he pepper-sprayed her. (c) (d)
  8. On July 29, 2020, he pointed his service weapon at an individual holding a hatchet, who he claimed approached his vehicle in Washington, D.C., USA. He reported the incident to the Metropolitan Police Department. After an internal inquiry and a criminal investigation, he was cleared of wrongdoing. (c) (d)
  9. At around 5:00 a.m. on April 8, 2021, he shot James Lionel Johnson, 38, Michael Thomas, 36, and Dominique Williams, 32, at Takoma Overlook Condominiums on New Hampshire Avenue in Takoma Park. He was not in uniform at that time and he claimed he witnessed an attempted car break-in. Johnson and Williams died in the hospital while Thomas survived. (a) (d)
  10. On April 9, 2021, he was arrested and charged with with two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of use of a handgun and reckless endangerment in the killing of Johnson and Williams and attempted second-degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a felony in the assault against Thomas. (a)
  11. He was 40 years old when he was arrested on April 9, 2021.
  12. On April 10, 2021, he was charged with assault, which stemmed from the incident in Takoma Park on May 6, 2020. (c)
  13. While on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, he was held without bond at the Montgomery County Detention Center in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland before facing a District Court judge at 1:00 p.m. on April 12, 2021. (a)


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