Police Officer Ulysses Brown

Police Officer Ulysses Brown

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 1971

Ulysses Brown

Police Officer Ulysses Brown was shot and killed while off duty when several subjects attempted to rob him behind a store at 10800 East Jefferson Avenue at approximately 4:00 am.

Officer Brown had served with the Detroit Police Department for four years was was assigned to the East Side Morality Unit. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his son, two daughters, parents, and three siblings. In 2017 one of his daughters became the first female police chief of the Dallas, Texas, Police Department.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Never identified

off duty, robbery

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R.I.P forever.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

September 21, 2018

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