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Police Officer Raymond Vollertsen | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Raymond Vollertsen

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 26, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Vollertsen was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest two men for attempted robbery. As he handcuffed one of the men the other drew a handgun and opened fire, killing Officer Vollertsen. The store owner grabbed his gun and fired at the two fleeing suspects, wounding both.

Both men were later arrested, along with two other getaway drivers, and charged with Officer Vollertsen's murder and 25 robberies.

Officer Vollertsen had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year.

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Future Detroit PO Ali
Dearborn, MI
January 26, 2016

 

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