Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Convicted; sentenced to 45 years; parole
Officer Ronald Tracey was shot and killed with his own weapon after being attacked at the intersection of Monroe Street and Baker Street. He was handling a traffic accident when an unrelated person came up behind him and attempted to disarm him. During the ensuing struggle the suspect was successful in gaining control of his weapon and shot him twice.
The suspect was convicted and sentenced to 45 years in prison. He was paroled in January 2014.
Officer Tracey had served with the agency for six years. He is survived by his wife and child.