Police Officer Michael Blankenship

Police Officer Michael Blankenship

Ohio State University Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, February 10, 1997

Michael Blankenship

Police Officer Michael Blankenship was shot and killed after he and another officer responded to a suspicious person call at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

The killer was found dead after committing suicide.

Officer Blankenship is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 303

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

suspicious person

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The reflection that precedes this one is magnificent in it's simplicity and poignancy. Nothing more needs to be said.

God Bless, Brother and may you continue to Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

February 10, 2017

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