Police Officer Arthur L. Pascolini

Police Officer Arthur L. Pascolini

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, July 2, 1929

Arthur L. Pascolini

Officer Pascolini accidentally shot and killed himself while removing his gun from its holster. He and his partner had responded to the scene of a call where a cat had been struck by a car. Officer Pascolini was removing his holster to put the cat out its misery when he accidentally discharged the weapon and the round struck him. He was taken to the hospital by his partner where died from a loss of blood.

Officer Pascolini had served with the Detroit Police Department for 5 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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