Officer Rank: Deputy Sheriff
Department: Kalamazoo County (MI) Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: 08/15/2021
Length of Service: 9 years
Deputy Sheriff Proxmire succumbed to a gunshot wound he sustained the previous night while involved in a vehicle pursuit. Deputy Proxmire was fired upon by the suspect during a high- speed vehicle chase and died the following day. The suspect was shot and killed by other deputies.