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Police Officer Boyd Badour | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Boyd Badour

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Sunday, April 11, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Badour was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two murder suspects at a gambling house on Saint Aubin Street. Officer Badour entered the house with his gun drawn but was attacked from behind. After struggling for several with the suspects for several minutes he lost control of his service revolver. He grabbed a revolver belonging to one of the suspects but the gun jammed. The suspects then shot him six times.

Officer Badour had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year and was survived by his wife and 9-month-old daughter.

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Thank you for your heroism Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
April 11, 2012

 

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