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 Jerome J. Olshove

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Jerome J. Olshove

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 25 Jul 1967 (aged 31–32)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 19256464 View Source
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Jerome Olshove was a City Police Officer in Detroit, Michigan. He died in the line of duty at age 32. Officer Olshove was responding to a looting call, shortly after midnight on Holbrook Street. It was during the 1967 Detroit Race Riots. Officer Olshove and another Officer began to struggle with a suspect, the suspect gained possession of the other Officers service weapon, and shot and killed Officer Olshove. Over 80 Officers were injured during those riots, and two firefighters were killed.

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