Trooper Jeffrey James Werda

Trooper Jeffrey James Werda

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Jeffrey James Werda

Trooper Jeffrey Werda was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist Saginaw County deputies who were involved in a pursuit at approximately 1:30 am.

Several minutes after he notified dispatchers he was responding to assist, a motorist called 911 to report finding a crashed patrol car on Birch Run Road, just west of Moorish Road in Birch Run Township. Trooper Werda's patrol car had rolled over several times and he was ejected from the vehicle.

He was transported to Covenant HealthCare Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Trooper Werda had served with the Michigan State Police for 11 years.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 482

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Jeffrey James Werda will always be remembered for his dedication to duty, and his devotion to help his brothers and sisters in his LEO family. Trooper Werda will always be remembered for his professionalism. RIP sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

January 25, 2024

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