Police Officer Elmer M. Cox

Police Officer Elmer M. Cox

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, May 5, 1925

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Elmer M. Cox

Officer Elmer Cox was shot and killed while searching for a robbery suspect in the area of E. Warren Avenue and Bishop Street. Other officers who were patrolling the area in search of the suspect located Officer Cox suffering from a bullet wound to the stomach. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wound.

Officer Cox had served with the Detroit Police Department for 8 years.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 307

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

manhunt, robbery

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Rest in peace Officer Cox.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 3, 2020

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