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Flags lowered Friday for Police Officer Trevor Slot

by Thom Myers

Oct. 19, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of Police Officer Trevor Slot.
Trevor Slot
LANSING, Mich.--By order of Gov. Rick Snyder, U.S. flags on all campuses of Western Michigan University and throughout Michigan will be lowered Friday, Oct. 21, in honor of Walker (Mich.) Police Officer Trevor Slot who was killed Oct. 13 in the line of duty.

Slot, age 41, of Grand Rapids a nine-year veteran of the Walker Police Department, was killed while attempting to deploy stop sticks on I-96 to end a car chase following a bank robbery. Suspects in the crime were shot and killed by police.

Slot received numerous recognitions for his outstanding work as an officer.

Public visitation is today, Oct. 19, and tomorrow, Oct. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Third Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.

A full honors funeral will start Friday at 1 p.m. at Resurrection Life Church in Grandville. After the service, there will be a funeral procession through downtown Walker and a committal service at Rosedale Cemetery in Grand Rapids.