Lieutenant Michael Everette Etchison, Sr.

Lieutenant Michael Everette Etchison, Sr.

Monroe Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, October 11, 1977

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Michael Everette Etchison, Sr.

Lieutenant Michael Etchison was shot and killed after a high-speed pursuit. After the pursuit, the opened fire and shot Lieutenant Etchison was hit in the head. Two other deputies were wounded during the shootout.

The suspect was killed by another officer who was awarded the Michael Etchison Award for Valor in 2006 for the actions he took that day.

Lieutenant Michael Etchison had served with the Monroe Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

EDP, suicidal subject, vehicle pursuit

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On the anniversary of your death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say thank you for your service and sacrifice and you are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 12, 2020

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