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Police Officer John Calandro, Jr. | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

John Calandro, Jr.

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Monday, August 19, 1963

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Calandro was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by car that ran a red light at the intersection of Joseph Campau Street and Vernor Street. He was thrown from the bike and sustained major head injuries.

Officer Calandro had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and three brothers.

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John Calandro was 27 years old and had 3 children, started with the Detroit Police Department February 25, 1957. Still missed and loved.

MPO Matt Bennett
Great Nephew, Leesburg PD, Virginia
February 24, 2016


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