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Police Officer Ignatz Witkowski | Ford Village Police Department, Michigan Ford Village Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Ignatz Witkowski

Ford Village Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 4, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Never identified

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Officer Witkowski was shot and killed after being ambushed at the corner of Third and Davis. He had been followed by three suspects whom he had arrested several times for bootlegging. The men attacked him and shot him to death.

Officer Witkowski had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
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July 13, 2015

 

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