Police Officer Michael W. Burson, Sr.

Police Officer Michael W. Burson, Sr.

Orlando Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, June 23, 1990

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Michael W. Burson, Sr.

Police Officer Michael Burson was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

At the time of his death, he was escorting the widow of another police officer to her husband's funeral.

Officer Burson had served with the Orlando Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 330

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I loved serving with him as a fellow motorman. He was kind, happy, and helpful. His memory lives on in my heart.

Ronald W. Rauth
Orlando Police Officer

June 27, 2019

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