Police Officer John James Fitzpatrick

Police Officer John James Fitzpatrick

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, October 9, 1987

John James Fitzpatrick

Officer Fitzpatrick was struck and killed by a drunk driver while on patrol. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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FItz, I rode with you a few times as a rookie at old #5 and you were very kind and helpful. I was impressed by your experience and professionalism and aspired to by as good of a copper as you were. God bless you and RIP.

SGT. Jim Scott (ret)
Miami-Dade Police Department

December 1, 2016

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