Police Officer Mitchell A. Lipinski

Police Officer Mitchell A. Lipinski

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, June 6, 1943

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Mitchell A. Lipinski

Officer Lipinski was shot and killed while inspecting a tavern at 3024 Trumbull Ave. He encountered several men hanging out on the corner and told them to move on. One of the men produced a .45-caliber pistol and shot Officer Lipinski.

The 23-year-old suspect was apprehended and convicted of second-degree murder.

Officer Lipinski had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year and was assigned to the 2nd Precinct. He was survived by his expectant wife and daughter, his second daughter was born the day of his funeral.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of murder

suspicious person

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I am the daughter born on the day of his funeral. At 76 years of age, I still think of all the “ what if’s.”

Looking forward to meeting him someday.

Daughter
Daughter

August 31, 2019

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