Police Officer Charles E. Beasley

Police Officer Charles E. Beasley

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 1988

Charles E. Beasley

Officer Beasley was shot and killed while working an undercover narcotics operation. He had gone to make a large narcotics purchase from a dealer. The dealer, however, went with the intent of robbing Officer Beasley. Officer Beasley was shot and killed during the transaction.

Officer Beasley had served with the agency for 12 years. He was survived by his two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 872

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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