Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Shot and killed
Officer Wainwright was shot and killed with his own service weapon while arresting a suspect. As the man was being placed in the patrol car he started resisting, gained control of Officer Wainwright's service weapon, and shot him several times.
A second officer who arrived at the scene engaged the suspect in a shootout. The suspect was shot and killed and the officer was wounded during the shootout.
Officer Wainwright had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, four sons, and two daughters.