Police Officer Fred A. Brumm

Police Officer Fred A. Brumm

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, April 7, 1928

Fred A. Brumm

Officer Brumm was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three men who were fleeing a robbery at a cigar store located at 6409 Woodward Ave. around 10 a.m.

Although wounded, Officer Brumm was able to return fire and struck one of the suspects. All three men were arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Brumm had served with the Detroit Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife, father, two sisters, and three brothers.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

arrest, robbery

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After 89 years your service and sacrifice is not forgotten. Thank you. Watch over us.

Officer A. Bilal
Detroit Police Department

April 8, 2017

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