Chief of Police Mike Donald Onka

Chief of Police Mike Donald Onka

Sugar Creek Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, February 5, 1968

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Mike Donald Onka

Chief Onka was shot and killed while responding to an armed robbery call at a local fast food restaurant. The suspect was later determined to be trying to commit suicide-by-cop. He was sentenced to prison but released after serving only 7 years.

Chief Onka had served with the Sugar Creek Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender 7 yr

robbery, suicide by cop

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Rest in peace Chief of Police Onka.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 15, 2019

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