The California Homicide Investigators Association is proud to present the Michael David Davis Jr. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS.
Detective Michael Davis, Jr. was shot and killed on October 24, 2014, during a manhunt to arrest a carjacker who earlier had murdered Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver. Detective Davis had served with the Placer County Sheriff's Department for 15 years. Detective Davis was about to celebrate his 43rd birthday. His prior service as a police officer was with the Auburn Police Department from 1996 to 1999.
Detective Davis is survived by his wife, Jessica, and their four children. Along with his brother, Jason, who currently serves as a deputy with Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
Detective Davis was the 1st CHIA member killed in the line of duty. He would be honored to know that his legacy lives on and has a potential to help someone within the CHIA family.