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Patrolman Robert John Ahrens | Mount Clemens Police Department, Michigan Mount Clemens Police Department, Michigan

Patrolman

Robert John Ahrens

Mount Clemens Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, November 1, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 22

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Ahrens was shot and killed after responding to a holdup alarm at a jewelry store. He entered the store alone and was shot and killed by three suspects who were in the process of robbing the store. One of the suspects was later shot and killed during a standoff. The other two were apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.
Patrolman Ahrens had been with the agency for four years.

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Bobby was my cousin and I am proud of him.

Maureen
November 8, 2013

 

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