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Memorial to Michael J. Acri

Michael J. Acri

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: October 16, 1976
Rank: Sergeant
Age: 39
Years of Service: 13
Marital Status: Married
Children: Three
Location of Death: 816 E Street, NE


Sergeant Acri and other officers responded to a domestic call for a man threatening a woman with a knife. Upon their arrival the female was placed under arrest for destruction of property. Sergeant Acri was talking to the male when they suddenly became involved in a struggle. The male grabbed Sergeant Acri's revolver and wounded one officer in the leg and fatally shot Sgt. Acri in the chest.

Sergeant Acri died on the scene.

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