Detective Michael Irwin
On February 27, 1972, Detective Michael Irwin and his partner, Detective Douglas Sinclair, were dispatched to a call where a tenant with a long criminal history was facing eviction that day. As the officers entered the premises, the armed tenant burst through the door and fired several shots, hitting Detective Irwin in the head. Detective Sinclair was shot twice in the chest. Both Detective Irwin and Detective Sinclair died during surgery.
|Date of Birth:||May 16, 1933|
|Length of Service:||12 Years|
|Date of Death:||Feb. 27, 1972|