Auxiliary Lieutenant Danny John Kromer

Auxiliary Lieutenant Danny John Kromer

Taylor Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Danny John Kromer

Auxiliary Lieutenant Danny Kromer was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-94 as he assisted a disabled motorist.

He was standing next to the disabled vehicle when an approaching car side-swiped it and struck him. He was transported to a local hospital where he died the following morning.

The driver of the vehicle who struck him was apprehended. He was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 67 years in prison.

Auxiliary Lieutenant Kromer had served with the Taylor Police Department for 19 years.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 262

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Monday, September 6, 2010
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended


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Lt. Kromer,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Taylor. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 7, 2020

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