Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years, 10 months
Badge # PS121
Offender: Committed suicide
Officer Ronald Jeter and Officer Daniel Pope were shot and killed while attempting to serve a domestic violence warrant.
Both officers were in plainclothes and were wearing their vests when they went to the apartment to serve the warrant. During the arrest the suspect became violent and a struggle ensued in which both officers were shot. The suspect committed suicide after killing both officers.
Both detectives were assigned to a Christmas robbery task force at the time of the shooting.
Officer Jeter had served with the agency for nearly five years and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his mother, daughter, and girlfriend and is buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Daniel J. Pope