Police Officer Edward Anthony Rea

Police Officer Edward Anthony Rea

Warren Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, March 3, 1969

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Edward Anthony Rea

Officer Edward Rea was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit. The patrol car he was riding in was broadsided at the intersection of Van Dyke and Kennedy Circle.

Officer Rea had served with the Warren Police Department for one year and had previously served with the Detroit Police Department. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 122

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Anthony was my cousin but I never knew him growing up in Detroit as my Mama did not drive was devorced and was an Entrepreneur of her own eaterys and we worked 7 days a week. Every time I pass his building in Warren named after Anthony I get goosebumps. I hope one day we will meet in heaven,
Elaine Cercola(ne: Rea/Marchione) Stusick-Ziemke
Advocate for the poor and middle class.

Elaine Stusick-Ziemke

April 28, 2016

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