The Kawartha Lakes Police Service has announced the death of one of its officers.
Constable Mike Broderick died suddenly on Friday (November 5).
The police service announced Constable Broderick’s death “with profound sadness and heavy hearts” in a media release on Saturday morning.
Constable Mike Broderick graduated from Fleming College in 2006 and joined the Kawartha Lakes Police Service in April 2009. He was currently working in the uniform division.
He leaves behind a wife and daughter.
“Mike was an extremely dedicated officer who served his community with professionalism and compassion,” said Chief Mark Mitchell. “His death is heartbreaking for all of us. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and loved ones and we will continue supporting them through this tragic time.”
Supports are also being made available to members of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service.
At the request of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigations Branch will be conducting the death investigation along with the Coroner’s office.
Constable Mike Broderick’s family has requested privacy while they are grieving the loss of their loved one.