Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario

Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario

Kirkersville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, May 12, 2017

Steven Eric DiSario

Chief of Police Steven DiSario was shot and killed while responding to reports of an armed subject outside of a nursing home on Main Street.

As he arrived on scene, he notified dispatchers that he had the subject in sight. As he made contact with the subject, he was shot and fatally wounded in front of the nursing home. The subject then went into the nursing home and murdered his girlfriend, who worked in the nursing home, and a second employee.

The subject was also found deceased inside the nursing home.

Chief DiSario had only served with the Kirkersville Police Department for three weeks. He is survived by his expectant wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Deceased

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario of the Kirkersville Police Department, Ohio and the additional 47 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 12, 2018

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