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Police Officer Michael Blankenship | Ohio State University Police Department, Ohio Ohio State University Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

Michael Blankenship

Ohio State University Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, February 10, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 19 years

Badge # 303

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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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.

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Ofc. Blankenship, I wanted to take a moment to let you know I'm riding in the 2016 Police Unity Tour in your memory. I'm a lieutenant with the University of Maryland Police Department. Like you I'm a bike officer and a defensive tactics instructor. May your memory live on with your family, coworkers, and all your brothers and sisters in blue.

Lt. Robert Jenshoej
University of Maryland Police Department
May 11, 2016

 

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