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Trooper Robert Eugene Ake | Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma


Robert Eugene Ake

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, September 18, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 240

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Commuted to life

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Trooper Ake was shot and killed with his own weapon while making a traffic stop in Oklahoma County. He was questioning one of the juvenile suspects when the other grabbed his service weapon and shot him.

The suspect was sentenced to death but his sentence was subsequently commuted to life in prison. He has a parole hearing in October of 2017.

Trooper Ake had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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Beautiful Words Alan Holt! We love you Gene Ake , and Frank and Jackie!

Kevin David Brewer
July 16, 2016


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