Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Two convicted
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.