Police Officer Mitchell A. Lipinski

Police Officer Mitchell A. Lipinski

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, June 6, 1943

Mitchell A. Lipinski

Officer Lipinski was shot and killed while inspecting a tavern at 3024 Trumbull Ave. He encountered several men hanging out on the corner and told them to move on. One of the men produced a .45-caliber pistol and shot Officer Lipinski.

The 23-year-old suspect was apprehended and convicted of second-degree murder.

Officer Lipinski had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year and was assigned to the 2nd Precinct. He was survived by his expectant wife and daughter, his second daughter was born the day of his funeral.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of murder

suspicious person

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Officer Lipinski,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

June 6, 2018

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