Trooper Chad H. Wolf

Trooper Chad H. Wolf

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 28, 2015

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Chad H. Wolf

Trooper Chad Wolf was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle.

Trooper Wolf was on motorcycle patrol and traveling northbound in the right lane of Dixie Highway, crossing over southbound I-75, when a vehicle towing an empty trailer traveling in the left lane quickly changed lanes in an attempt to access the I-75 entrance ramp. As the vehicle changed lanes, it struck Trooper Wolf's motorcycle. Trooper Wolf was dragged for four miles on I-75 before the driver pulled over at a rest area.

The driver who struck Trooper Wolf cooperated with the investigation and was subsequently charged with reckless driving causing death and leaving the scene of an accident causing death. In May 31st, 2017, the driver was acquitted of all charges.

Trooper Wolf served with the Michigan State Police for seven years. He is survived by his wife, four children, parents, and three siblings.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1704

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 7, 2018

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