Constable Vu Pham Ontario Provincial Police Ontario End of Watch: Monday, March 8, 2010
Biographical Info Age: 37 Tour of Duty: 15 years Badge Number: 8783
Incident Details Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Monday, March 8, 2010 Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type Suspect Info: Shot and wounded
Constable Vu Pham was shot and killed while making a traffic
stop in a rural area near Leadbury, Ontario.
He was responding to a call when he stopped the vehicle. The
70-year-old driver of the car immediately opened fire on
Constable Pham. Over 25 shots were fired in the subsequent
exchange in which Constable Pham was fatally wounded.
The suspect was shot and wounded by other officers a short
Constable Pham was transported to London Health Sciences
Centre, where he succumbed to his wounds.
Constable Pham had served with the Ontario Provincial Police
for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.