Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 23 years
Badge # 108
Cause: Duty related illness
Offender: Not available
Lieutenant Jeffery Springer suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism shortly after being involved in a foot pursuit in which he was assaulted.
Lieutenant Springer caught the suspect and was assaulted as he held him down waiting for backup officers. After the incident he felt ill and was taken to the emergency room where he suffered a heart attack.
Lieutenant Springer had served in law enforcement for 23 years. He is survived by his wife two children.