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Police Officer Benjamin Louis Short | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

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Benjamin Louis Short

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Friday, March 25, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Short was shot and killed when he intervened in a bar fight while off duty. Officer Short intervened in the fight after observing one of the fighters produce a handgun.

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Ben I often think about the friendship, talks and laughter. I miss you my friend. I will never forget you! Mark

Sgt. Mark Young
Detroit Police Department
December 28, 2011

 

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