Detective Michael J. Dion

Detective Michael J. Dion

Chicopee Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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Michael J. Dion

Detective Michael Dion suffered a fatal heart attack while on traffic assignment at 60 Fuller Road in Chicopee.

He had moved several large barricades as part of the road closure assignment when he collapsed. He was transported to the hospital, where he was kept on life support to donate his organs.

Detective Dion had served with the Chicopee Police Department for 39 years. He is survived by his girlfriend and daughter.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 39 years
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Monday, November 8, 2021

directing traffic

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Detective Dion, it has been 2 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

November 10, 2023

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