Sergeant Michael Dee Pace

Sergeant Michael Dee Pace

Bryan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, December 29, 1998

Michael Dee Pace

Deputy Pace succumbed to injuries on December 29, 1998, sustained in an automobile accident six days before. He was returning home in his patrol car at the end of his shift when a tractor trailer pulled across the highway, blocking most of the lanes of traffic. Deputy Pace swerved to avoid a collision, but struck the rear portion of the trailer, shearing off the top of his patrol car.

Deputy Pace had served with the agency for 3 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 5

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 23, 1998

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Sgt. Pace,
You were my D.A.R.E. instructor at Colbert School and inspired me to become who I am today. I remember when I saw the news and cried as a young boy. Know that you are a true hero. Rest in Peace brother.

Sgt. D. D. Hale
KPD, North Carolina

December 1, 2013

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