Detective Sergeant Headley Downey

Detective Sergeant Headley Downey

Ann Arbor Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, May 9, 1963

Headley Downey

Detective Sergeant Downey suffered a fatal heart attack while he another officer were conducting an investigation on the campus of the University of Michigan. A suspect was taking them into a locker room to show them where he had hidden a wallet. During the investigation Detective Sergeant Downey became ill and suffered the heart attack.
Detective Sergeant Downey had been with the agency for 14 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.

Thank you for your heroism.

God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 9, 2015

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