Police Officer Ulysses Brown

Police Officer Ulysses Brown

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 1971

Ulysses Brown

Police Officer Ulysses Brown was shot and killed while off duty when several subjects attempted to rob him behind a store at 10800 East Jefferson Avenue at approximately 4:00 am.

Officer Brown had served with the Detroit Police Department for four years was was assigned to the East Side Morality Unit. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his son, two daughters, parents, and three siblings. In 2017 one of his daughters became the first female police chief of the Dallas, Texas, Police Department.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Never identified

off duty, robbery

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 16, 2013

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