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Public memorial service held for Fort Myers Police Chief Derrick Diggs

Posted at 7:15 PM, Mar 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-03 20:33:44-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A memorial service for Fort Myers Police Department (FMPD) Chief Derrick Diggs was held Friday morning at McGregor Baptist Church.

Chief Diggs died on February 15, 2023, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital surrounded by family and friends after a battle with cancer.

Toledo, Ohio was his hometown where he spent decades with the Toledo Police Department before coming here to Southwest Florida.

He was laid to rest there on February 25, 2023

Donations can be made in Chief Diggs's name at