Officer Earl DeMarse

Today is the anniversary of the death of Officer Earl DeMarse.

Officer DeMarse was stabbed to death by a prisoner at Marquette Branch Prison. Earl DeMarse was a veteran Officer who served the Michigan Department of Corrections for 26 years and was stabbed 15 minutes into his shift.

The photo below is of his family who attended MCO’s Fallen Officers Memorial Dedication in May 2017.

Please take a moment today to remember Officer DeMarse, his family, and his sacrifice. End of Watch September 25th 1973. Rest in peace.

Fallen Officer Memorial- May 2017
MBP- Officer Earl DeMarse-EOW September 25th 1973