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Sergeant Michael J. Acri | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia


Michael J. Acri

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Saturday, October 16, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 13 years

Badge # S-645

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Michael Acri was shot and killed during a struggle with a man after responding to a call of a man threatening a woman with a knife at 9th Street and E Street, NE.

Upon their arrival, officers placed the woman under arrest for destruction of property. While talking to the male suspect the man suddenly attacked the officers and a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to gain control of Sergeant Acri's weapon and shot him in the chest and another officer in the leg.

Sergeant Acri had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in peace. Gone but not forgotten. I learned a lot from the circumstances surrounding the incident. I remember it well. I was there.

Det. Sgt. Earl Schmitt (Retired)
November 4, 2015


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