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Police Officer Barney Fox | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

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Barney Fox

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, May 25, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 259

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/18/1933

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Fox was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery being committed by a local juvenile gang. He managed to return fire killing the 17 year-old shooter. He was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital with a wound to his abdomen. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital one week later.

Officer Fox had served with the Detroit Police Department for 5 years.

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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
Texas
May 25, 2015

 

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