Officer Bruce J. Van Popering

Officer Bruce J. Van Popering

East Grand Rapids Department of Public Safety, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, July 17, 1994

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Bruce J. Van Popering

Officer Van Popering from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic after 4th of July celebrations. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, July 4, 1994

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Today is the 21st Anniversary of your end of watch Bruce. Your daughter kindly came in and brought goodies for the guys here at the station. You raised a thoughtful, wonderful daughter.

Retired Sgt
July 17, 2015

Retired GRPD SGT.

July 17, 2015

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