Patrolman Michael K. Aselton

Patrolman Michael K. Aselton

Barnstable Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, March 29, 1983

Michael K. Aselton

Patrolman Michael Aselton was killed in an automobile accident while chasing a motorcycle.

Patrolman Aselton's cousin, Patrolman Brian Aselton of the East Hartford, Connecticut, Police Department, was shot and killed also in the line of duty on January 23, 1999.

Patrolman Aselton had served with the agency for four years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

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We remember Michael on the anniversary of his death. Heroes are the people who do what has to be done regardless of the consequences. Michael is a hero in life not death. Michael served with pride, commitment, and service.

Robert Aselton, Operations Supv. Ret.
Toronto Police Service

May 29, 2016

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