Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years, 1 month
Badge # 248
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 7/31/1991
Police Officer Jonathan Long succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle pursuit on July 31st, 1991.
The patrol car Officer Long was in lost control and crashed, causing him and his partner to suffer serious injuries. The injuries resulted in Officer Long being confined to a wheelchair and using a voice-box. His condition continued to deteriorate until he succumbed to his injuries on August 15th, 2013.
Officer Long had served with the Akron Police Department for five years at the time of the crash. He was survived by his three children, mother, and seven siblings.