Patrolman Michael W. Brown

Patrolman Michael W. Brown

Garfield Heights Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, December 8, 1994

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Michael W. Brown

Officer Brown and Officer Robert Stefanov were killed when their patrol car struck a utility pole during a pursuit. The officers had noticed a vehicle sitting outside of a closed business and, as they approached it, the vehicle sped off. The suspects entered an intersection against a red light at approximately 75 mph with the officers close behind. When another vehicle entered the intersection the officers attempted to avoid a collision but the patrol car struck the car, overturned, and struck a utility pole. The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to ten years for involuntary manslaughter.

Officer Brown had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his daughter.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Such a tragedy. My heart goes out to his family. He was my friend’s cousin. I have the upmost respect for all of our Police Officers. He’s a HERO!
God rest his soul

Matt Williams
An ordinary citizen who respects the Police

October 20, 2021

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