Police Officer Richard L. Fortin

Police Officer Richard L. Fortin

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, June 19, 1987

Richard L. Fortin

Officer Richard Fortin drowned while attempting to rescue four people from a boat that had capsized.

Officer Fortin had been with the agency for 23 years and was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, and mother.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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RIP sir. Your courage is not forgotten. God bless you and your family. Watch over us

Future Detroit PO Ali .
Dearborn, MI

August 17, 2015

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