unheralded hero

Police Officer john selock

Death Classification: Line of Duty Death

Agency: Grosse Pointe Park Police Department

Rank: Police Officer

Badge:  Unknown

Served: Unknown

Unit of Assignment / Detail: Traffic Enforcement - Motorcycle Patrol

Location of Incident (Present Day): Philip Street in Detroit, Michigan

Cause of Death: Motorcycle Crash

Age at Time of Death: 23


Date of Birth: 10 June 1901

Date of Appointment: Unknown

Date of Incident: 4 October 1924

End of Watch: 6 October 1924

Date of Interment: 7 October 1924


Unheralded Hero Investigation Began: 13 April 2021

Accepted By Agency: October 2021

Approved By National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial: 2 February 2022


Interment Details

 Cemetery: Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
 Grave Location: Unknown
 Interment Disposition: Burial



 Military Service: No Military Service


News Coverage about Patrolman John Selock's journey to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Published in the Grosse Pointe News on June 2, 2022