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Police Officer Daniel J. Pope | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

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Daniel J. Pope

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, December 5, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 6 years, 1 month

Badge # 256

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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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.

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Police Specialist Ronald D. Jeter
Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio
End of Watch: Friday, December 5, 1997
Cause: Gunfire

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I still remember hearing the radio call that night. I can't believe it has been 17 years. May you rest in peace and may your family find comfort knowing that you have not been forgotten.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Oh (Ret)
December 5, 2014

 

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