Corporal Christopher Michael Shea

Corporal Christopher Michael Shea

Delaware State Police, Delaware

End of Watch Sunday, July 18, 2004

Christopher Michael Shea

Corporal Christopher Shea was killed when his patrol car was struck head on by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver.

Corporal Shea was on patrol at approximately 0200 hours, traveling southbound on State Route 1 near Route 206, outside Milford, when his patrol car was struck head on by a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lanes. That intoxicated driver was fleeing the scene of an accident he had been involved in.

The corporal was taken to Milford Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The responsible driver was also killed in the collision.

Corporal Shea has served with the Delaware State Police for four years and was assigned to Troop 7. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and parents.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 348

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in collision

Most Recent Reflection

View all 268 Reflections

You are the reason I am the man I am today. I will never forget the lessons that you have taught me. As you can see the world is becoming a tumultuous place of late. I will stand here as long as I can and do what I can to carry your legacy. I am set it as a goal in life to being to the unfamiliar citizens what life is like behind the badge and bridge the gap that has been lost over the years.

Till Valhalla Devil Dog and Happy 243rd birthday

Tim Shea
Brother

November 8, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.