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Police Officer David I. Bergum | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

David I. Bergum

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, February 17, 1949

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 195

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer David Bergum was shot and killed while questioning a suspicious person. His partner was shot and wounded. The suspect was able to escape but was later shot and killed in a shootout.

Officer Bergum had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his expectant wife, son, and daughter.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 63rd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 12, 2012

 

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