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Officer Chuck Armour

Officer Chuck Armour E.O.W. 06-11-11
Police Officer Chuck Armour succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was intentionally struck by a vehicle he had attempted to stop while on foot patrol in the Greektown area of Detroit.

The driver driving the wrong way down a one way street and was yelling obscenities at pedestrians.

Officer Armour instructed the man to stop when observed him driving the wrong way on St. Antoine Street at approximately 12:30 am. Instead of stopping, the driver struck Officer Armour and then turned the wrong way down a another street. He was stopped by other officers and arrested on Monroe Street.

The suspect was initially charged with assault with intent to kill.

Officer Armour was transported to a local hospital with several broken bones and passed away one week later from complications after undergoing surgery for his injuries.

Officer Armour had served with the Detroit Police Department for 17 years.

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