Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 136
Incident Date: 2/2/1980
Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to life
Officer Adams was shot and killed while making a DUI arrest. Officer Adams had put the female suspect in the rear of the police car. As Officer Adams sat in the driver's seat the suspect produced a handgun and shot him in the back of the head through the patrol car's cage.
The suspect was sentenced to life but becomes eligible for parole in 2003. She was denied parole in 2003.
Officer Adams had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.