Dispatcher Michael L. Sweeney

Dispatcher Michael L. Sweeney

Put-in-Bay Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 9, 1983

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Michael L. Sweeney

Dispatcher Michael Sweeney, Deputy Sheriff Bruce Mettler of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, and Sergeant Rigoni of the Port Clinton Police Department were killed when the plane they were riding in crashed into Lake Erie.

The officers were travelling to assist a police chief on a neighboring island who was suffering a heart attack. All four occupants of the plane were killed in the accident.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Young and brave. Rest in peace Dispatcher Sweeney.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 23, 2019

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