Trooper Manuel H. Fields

Trooper Manuel H. Fields

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, August 27, 1994

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Manuel H. Fields

Trooper Manuel Fields was killed when he was struck by a car while making a traffic stop.

As Trooper Fields was talking with the driver, another vehicle crossed the white fog line and struck and killed him instantly.

The driver did not stop at the scene, but witnesses followed her and obtained her tag number. After being questioned, she said she thought she had struck a deer. She was charged with negligent homicide. The subject died in 1999.

Trooper Fields had served with the Michigan State Police for eight years. He was survived by his wife and two children,


  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Fields, I got to know you through one of your daughters. I applauded her, just a few minutes ago, as an achievement was recognized by her peers. You can be very proud of the woman she’s become.

Thank you for your service to the people of Michigan. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Sgt. KW Moreland
Arapahoe Community College (retired LAPD)

July 2, 2023

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