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Patrolman Robert A. Hutchinson | Monroe Police Department, Michigan Monroe Police Department, Michigan


Robert A. Hutchinson

Monroe Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 28, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

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Patrolman Hutchinson drowned after falling into the River Raisin at the Monroe Street dam.

Patrolman Hutchinson had responded to a report of a child who had fallen into the river. After putting on his life jacket, Patrolman Hutchinson proceeded onto the dam. He lost his footing and fell into the river and was swept away.

His body was recovered at the Macomb Street dam. Rescue workers were able to restart his heart but he died seven hours later at a local hospital.

Patrolman Hutchinson is survived by his wife and daughter.

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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
July 4, 2015


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