Officer Keith Stephen Konopasek

Officer Keith Stephen Konopasek

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, July 8, 1995

Keith Stephen Konopasek

Officer Keith Konopasek was shot and killed while detaining a suspect during a traffic stop on the 1700 block of 82nd Avenue.

An unrelated man fired one shot which struck him. He died two hours later at a local hospital.

The shooter was charged with murder of a police officer with a firearm but was acquitted after claiming his rifle unintentionally discharged when he slipped inside of his home.

Officer Konopasek had served with the Oakland Police Department for only six months. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AK-47
  • Offender Acquitted

traffic stop

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You may be gone Keith but you're definitely not forgotten. May you RIP and know that I look forward to seeing you again when my time is up. God Bless.

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February 16, 2016

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