Patrolman John Richard Brummitt

Patrolman John Richard Brummitt

Brookfield Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, July 16, 1999

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John Richard Brummitt

Patrolman John Brummitt died of injuries he sustained approximately one year earlier when his patrol car was broadsided by a drunk driver.

The drunk driver was sentenced to 18 years for the crash that killed Patrolman Brummit and two citizens. The subject was later released on parole after serving only eight years.

Patrolman Brummitt had served with the Brookfield Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and two step-children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 150

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 14, 1998
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Brummit,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Brookfield. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

July 16, 2024

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