Funeral information revealed for fallen Detroit police Officer Loren Courts

Detroit police Officer Loren Courts was shot in the line of duty

Detroit police officer Loren Courts was fatally shot while responding to a scene on July 6, 2022. Photo provided by Kristine Courts. (Kristine Courts)

DETROIT – The funeral arrangements for slain Detroit police Officer Loren Courts have been released.

Courts was fatally shot on July 6 while on duty trying to stop a gunman on Detroit’s west side.

Courts, 40, was on the force for five years and worked in the 2nd Precinct Special Operations Cease Fire Unit. He is survived by his two children and his wife. He’s the son of a retired officer who was on Detroit’s force for 32 years.

Read more: Fallen Detroit officer followed his father into police work: ‘Simply loved his family’

The Detroit Police Department has released Courts’ funeral arrangements for anyone who wants to pay their respects.

A public viewing will be held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit off of 7 Mile Road. Courts will be buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit.

Below are the dates and times for Courts’ viewing and funeral service

Public Viewing

  • Date: July 16
    • Time: 12-8 p.m.
  • Date: July 17
    • Time: 3-9 p.m.

Funeral Service

  • Date: July 18
    • Time: 11:30 a.m.

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