Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 150
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 4/14/1998
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman John Brummitt died of injuries he sustained approximately one year earlier when his patrol car was broadsided by a drunk driver.
The drunk driver was sentenced to 18 years for the crash that killed Patrolman Brummit and two citizens. The subject was later released on parole after serving only eight years.
Patrolman Brummitt had served with the Brookfield Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and two step-children.