Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 5/30/1966
Patrolman John Gurnovich suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect at a local bowling alley. He had responded to the bowling alley to investigate a disturbance. During the struggle the suspect punched him in the chest, triggering the heart attack.
Patrolman Gurnovich was transported to a local hospital where he remained for 12 days until passing away.
He had served with the agency for 3 years and was survived by his wife and two children.