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Sergeant Earl Lavelle White | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

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Earl Lavelle White

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, August 26, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Earl White and Police Officer Lindora Smith were killed when their patrol car collided with another patrol car during a pursuit.

The two officers had attempted to stop the vehicle for reckless driving at 2:40 am. In addition to Sergeant White and Officer Smith, a police Explorer who was on a ride along was killed in the collision. The officer in the second patrol car was injured.

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Police Officer Lindora Renee Smith
Detroit Police Department, Michigan
End of Watch: Saturday, August 26, 1995
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

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Sgt. White,
On today, the 22nd anniversary of your death I would just like to thank you to you and your fellow Officer who was in that patrol car with 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

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
August 26, 2017

 

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