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Chicopee Police Dept. Patch
Resided: MA, USA
Born: Jan. 19, 1961  
Fallen: Nov. 10, 2021
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 60 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Chicopee Police Dept. - MA
110 Church Street  
Chicopee, MA   01013   USA
(413)592-6341
County: Hampden
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Detective
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Death - Natural
Weapon Class: Heart
Agency URL: Click Here
Badge: 1
On The Job: 39 years
Bio: Michael J. Dion was born in Northampton, MA, a son of Harvey Dion of Florida and Marlene (Mutter) Mchugh of Chicopee. Michael was a graduate of Chicopee Comprehensive High School, Class of 1979 and received his Associateís Degree in Criminal Justice from Holyoke Community College.

Michael was the Chicopee Police Departmentís Senior Patrolman Detective 'Badge 1.' He protected the City of Chicopee with distinction and honor as the current longest serving member in his 39th year of service. Mike first served as a patrol officer and then as a detective for more than 20 years. He has attained numerous accolades for his work. Detective Dion is also the CPD liaison to the ABCC, Chicopee Fire Prevention and Chicopee Health and Building departments and was the code enforcement officer representing the police department. Detective Dion investigated numerous homicide cases, human trafficking cases and was directly involved in high profile felony arrests. Detective Dion also assisted numerous city agencies with Code Enforcement.

The entire family noted his dear 'Kenzy' was his heart and life who he dedicated all his hard work to. He played hockey and softball with many friends. Mike loved being a police officer, his blue family, the Red Sox, the Bruins, his pool, barbequing, 80ís music, root beer soda and driving his 'Monster truck.'

Mike liked to spend time at the ocean, getting his picture taken, playing video games and above all spending time with family, friends, his dog, and especially 'Kenzy.' Michael was a 'straight shooter' and an extremely hard worker who would tell others 'Donít worry ĎBout it.'

Mike is known as 'The Inspector', 'Zion' and 'Super Star'. He is loved by so many and will be missed greatly. Rest easy Detective Dion, 'We have the watch from here' and 'Donít worry ĎBout it.' ~Wuz n Me~

Detective Michael Dion continues his life of Service as an Organ Donor. Mikeís family was notified that his organs have been placed and have saved the lives of three people. His gift of organ donation will continue to help others.

Survived by:
Makenzie - Daughter
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: MA   USA   Mon. Nov. 08, 2021
Summary: Detective Michael Dion suffered a fatal heart attack while on traffic assignment at 60 Fuller Road in Chicopee.

He had moved several large barricades as part of the road closure assignment when he collapsed. He was transported to the hospital, where he was kept on life support to donate his organs.

Detective Dion had served with the Chicopee Police Department for 39 years. He is survived by his girlfriend and daughter.

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