Trooper Byron J. Erickson

Trooper Byron J. Erickson

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 1993

Byron J. Erickson

Trooper Byron Erickson died from injuries sustained in an accident on July 2, 1993. The accident occurred during the pursuit of a felon. The felon was later apprehended and sentenced on multi-jurisdictional warrants.

Trooper Erickson had served with the agency for four and a half years. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge 91

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Friday, July 2, 1993
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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It's been 13 years since Byron's death. I still miss him, and Laurie (who ran The Thin Blue Line of Michigan until her death). I miss going to their house, eating fresh apple pie, drinking coffee and a lot of laughing. He and Laurie made the world a better place.

Off. Gary T. Johnson
Tecumseh Police, MI (retired)

June 24, 2016

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