Officer Paul A. Kortepeter

Officer Paul A. Kortepeter

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, January 19, 1983

Paul A. Kortepeter

Officer Paul Kortepeter was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by two fleeing armed robbery suspects.

Both men in the fleeing vehicle were convicted of robbery with a deadly weapon, reckless homicide, vehicle theft, and resisting and fleeing a police officer.

Officer Kortepeter had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his 13-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Two convicted

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