Deputy Sheriff Eric Brian Overall

Deputy Sheriff Eric Brian Overall

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 2017

Eric Brian Overall

Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall was struck and killed by a suspect vehicle as he attempted to deploy stop sticks at approximately 12:30 am.

Officers began pursuing the vehicle in the parking lot of the Lapeer County Jail after the man made threats against law enforcement. The pursuit traveled into Oakland County on I-69, where the vehicle exited on M-15. Deputy Overall had deployed stop sticks and had taken up a position well off the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle intentionally drove off of the roadway and struck Deputy Overall. Pursuing officers immediately took the man into custody.

Deputy Overall had served with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office for 22 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 664

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender In custody

stop sticks, vehicle pursuit

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E, I met you your 3rd day on the job and while training you, I knew you would be a great , great Deputy...I never in my 29 yrs would ever think I would be here writing a reflection after losing you....I know you are with the best of Gods Warriors , playing Guitar , and just being you, God takes the best ….We all miss you brother......

Jimmy McLernon
Oakland County Sheriffs Ofice

May 29, 2018

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