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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Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

December 24, 2021

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