Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Sentenced to life in prison
Officer Zelewski was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle occupied by three men. Officer Zelewski was riding alone when he stopped a vehicle during the early morning hours in northeast Oklahoma City. Officer Zelewski was found lying in the street, having been shot with two weapons, including his own service revolver. Two weeks later the suspects were apprehended and charged with Officer Zelewski's murder.
Two of the suspects were convicted of Officer Zelewski's murder and sentenced to life. Later their sentences were commuted to 50 years.
Officer Zelewski had been with the agency for seven months. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters. He served nine years in the Air Force as a air policeman.