Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years, 1 month
Badge # 256
Offender: Committed suicide
Officer Daniel Pope and Officer Ronald Jeter 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 Pope had served with the agency for 6 years. He is survived by his wife. He is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Specialist Ronald D. Jeter