Trooper Kermit Fitzpatrick

Trooper Kermit Fitzpatrick

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, July 7, 1991

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Kermit Fitzpatrick

Trooper Kermit Fitzpatrick was shot and killed during a traffic stop on the Jeffries Freeway in Detroit.

As he approached the vehicle the driver produced a .22 caliber handgun and fired six times, striking Trooper Fitzpatrick in the jaw, in the chest twice, and in the leg. Two additional shots were stopped by his bullet proof vest.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in solitary confinement and hard labor without the possibility of parole.

Trooper Fitzpatrick was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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My Blood my Family not a Day go by me not thinking about our quincy st days growing up together two sisters sons my heart is still at a lost.
As your Birthday nears I remember you as my cuz my Blood my Loves my cousin who's just 11 month older then me, I smile (inside family joke with me and buddy)
Rest in God's Heavenly peace with your mom, sister, and brother, and our Family and my mom!!!
~ Rabbit

Garry Fitzpatrick
Garry Fitzpatrick, cousin

January 15, 2022

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