Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 1454
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 11/10/1988
Offender: Denied parole in 2016
Police Officer Jeffrey Young succumbed to injuries sustained nine months earlier when he was struck by the driver of a vehicle trying to elude police at a roadblock. He remained in a coma until his death.
The driver of the vehicle was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. He was denied parole July 29, 2016, but will be eligible for parole again in three years.
Officer Young had served with the Kansas City Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife, parents, and four brothers.