Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall

Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 2017

Eric Overall

Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall was struck and killed by a suspect vehicle as he attempted to deploy stop sticks at approximately 12:30 am.

Officers began pursuing the vehicle in the parking lot of the Lapeer County Jail after the man made threats against law enforcement. The pursuit traveled into Oakland County on I-69, where the vehicle exited on M-15. Deputy Overall had deployed stop sticks and had taken up a position well off the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle intentionally drove off of the roadway and struck Deputy Overall. The suspect's vehicle then overturned. Pursuing officers immediately took the man into custody.

Deputy Overall had served with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office for 22 years.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 664

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender In custody

stop sticks, vehicle pursuit

Contact

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Michael Bouchard
Oakland County Sheriff's Office
1201 N Telegraph Road
Pontiac, MI 48341

Phone: (248) 858-5000

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RIP brother Eric.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

December 10, 2017

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