Police Officer Boyd Badour

Police Officer Boyd Badour

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, April 11, 1926

Boyd Badour

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.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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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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