Funeral service held for fallen Detroit police officer Loren Courts

Service to begin around 11:30 a.m.

Detroit police officer Loren Courts was fatally shot while responding to a scene on July 6, 2022. He is pictured here with his 9-year-old daughter (left) and 15-year-old son (right). Photos provided by Kristine Courts. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A funeral service was held Monday for a fallen Detroit police officer who was killed in the line of duty earlier this month.

Detroit police officer Loren Courts, 40, was fatally shot on Wednesday, July 6, in the area of Joy Road and Marlowe Street on the city’s west side. Ehmani Mack Davis, 19, was identified as the gunman in this case, according to authorities. He was killed by Detroit officers who returned fire.

Courts 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.

Visitation was held over the weekend in Detroit, with many from the community showing up to pay their respects.

A funeral service was held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit on Monday.

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