Police Officer Ryan Keith Settlemoir

Police Officer Ryan Keith Settlemoir

Madison Heights Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, June 12, 2009

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Ryan Keith Settlemoir

Police Officer Ryan Settlemoir died as the result of contracting the H1N1 flu (swine flu) while on duty.

Fourteen additional officers were also infected by the flu during an outbreak at the police station. Officer Settlemoir was admitted to the hospital two days after showing symptoms. His condition worsened and he died as a result on June 12th, 2009.

Officer Settlemoir had served with the Madison Heights Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 27, 2009

communicable disease

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Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

Rev. Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DD, MSBS
Licensed & Ordained Independent Christian Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs. DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

July 29, 2018

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