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Police Officer Charles Roger Kondek, Jr | Tarpon Springs Police Department, Florida Tarpon Springs Police Department, Florida

Police Officer

Charles Roger Kondek, Jr

Tarpon Springs Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Sunday, December 21, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 22 years

Badge # 285

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Police Officer Charlie Kondek was shot and killed while responding to a noise complaint call at 199 Grand Boulevard.

Residents of an apartment complex had called police because a man who had been knocking on apartment doors at approximately 2:00 am. When Officer Kondek arrived at the scene he was shot by the subject. The subject, who had recently been released from prison on parole, then drove over Officer Kondek as he fled the scene.

The subject was arrested a short distance away after crashing into a utility pole and parked car.

Officer Kondek had served with the Tarpon Springs Police Department for 17 years and had previously served with the New York City Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and six children.

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Think of you and your beautiful wife and children often. Wish you were here to see their milestones.

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