Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Police Officer Michael Alexander Petrina | Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer

Michael Alexander Petrina

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 8 months

Badge # 1381

Military veteran

Cause: Struck by vehicle

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, at the Old Hickory Boulevard exit, while at the scene of a previous accident.

He was speaking with a Department of Transportation help truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in between the stopped vehicles and pedestrians. Officer Petrina was struck and killed by the vehicle.

Charges are pending against the driver.

Officer Petrina was an a member of the Tennessee National Guard and had served with the Metro Nashville Police Department for eight months. He was the assigned to the South Precinct and had won the Christy Dedman Award upon graduating from the academy.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 209 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Just dropped off some property at South Precinct and as always I take a moment to look at your memorial picture framed on the wall of the Roll Call room. I'm glad someone who visited the Wall in DC took the time to etch your name on paper and allow the rest of us to see it.

I think of you often brother. It's getting crazy down here with police work. Watch over all of us.

God Speed.

Ofc. D. Abbott - POII
Nashville Metro
September 4, 2015


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

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2015 Deaths