Patrolman Ronald Jeffery Turek

Patrolman Ronald Jeffery Turek

Blair Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 27, 1985

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Ronald Jeffery Turek

Patrolman Turek was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute on Swinging Bridge Road. While on the scene a chase ensued and Patrolman Turek attempted to prevent the suspect from entering the house, where it was known the suspect had several weapons. The man then pulled out a concealed handgun and shot and killed Patrolman Turek and wounded another officer. The wounded officer was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Patrolman Turek had been with the Blair Township Police Department for three years and is survived by his wife, son, daughter, parents, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic violence, vehicle pursuit

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Patrolman Turek,
On today, the 34th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Blair Twp. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 27, 2019

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