As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
September 19, 2013
Ala. cop killed in crash driving home
Officer Down: Michael Stockwell - [Orange Beach, Alabama]
PoliceOne Member since 12/30/2006
End of Service: 09/17/2013
By PoliceOne Staff
FOLEY, Ala. — An off-duty Orange Beach police officer was killed Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash driving home from his shift.
Officials say Investigator Michael Dale Stockwell, a nine-year veteran, was driving home in an unmarked white city police car when it collided with another vehicle, according to Local 15 TV.
The other driver involved in the accident was reportedly not injured. An investigation is ongoing.
Stockwell was working with Orange Beach’s Narcotics Unit, and trained women to use firearms. He was set to become a full-time training officer in October.
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