Chief of Police Fred Alan Posavetz

Chief of Police Fred Alan Posavetz

Clinton Township Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, March 22, 2021

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Fred Alan Posavetz

Chief of Police Fred Posavetz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Chief Posavetz had served with the Clinton Township Police Department for 41 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 64
  • Tour 41 years
  • Badge 65

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, February 12, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19, FBI National Academy

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Thank you sir, for swearing me in May 15 2020. I can’t thank you enough for your guidance and leadership. In the short time I’ve know you sir, my favorite memory is you going out of you way to get to know me and my past experiences in law enforcement. Rest In Peace Chief!!

Officer Logan Davis
Clinton Township Police Department

October 16, 2021

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