Sergeant John A. Barringer

Sergeant John A. Barringer

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 1948

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John A. Barringer

Sergeant Barringer was killed when his patrol car collided with a fire truck at the intersection of Livernois and West Lafayette. The four firefighters in the fire truck were injured in the accident. Sergeant Barringer was responding to the scene of a suicide call at the time.

Sergeant Barringer had served with the Detroit Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

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