Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # S-1055
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to life
Sergeant Michael Bossuyt was shot and killed after he stopped two men who were stealing a video game console from an arcade at the intersection of East Forest Avenue and Gratiot Avenue.
The subjects were able to gain control of his service weapon and shot him in the head. They then stole the gun and threw it into Lake St. Clair, where it was later recovered. The suspect was sentenced to life in prison.
Sergeant Bossuyt had been with the agency for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, father, and three sisters.