Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 9/22/1987
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Suspect: Sentenced to 15 years to life
Patrolman Durkin was shot and killed after stopping a man on suspicion of petty theft. Before he had an opportunity to exit his vehicle the suspect shot and killed him. The suspect was apprehended later the same day.
The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Durkin's murder and sentenced to 15 years to life. He was denied parole in 2000 and again in 2009. He will be eligible for parole again in 2019.
Patrolman Durkin was survived by his wife and daughter.