Correction Officer Shirlene A. Jenkins

Correction Officer Shirlene A. Jenkins

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, February 11, 1997

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Shirlene A. Jenkins

Correction Officer Shirlene Jenkins suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with an inmate in the psychiatric unit at the Allen Correctional Institution. Officer Jenkins was assisting four other officers in using physical force to keep an inmate from harming himself.

Officer Jenkins collapsed after the incident.

Officer Jenkins had served with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction for three years. She is survived by one child.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Correction Officer Shirlene A. Jenkins of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio
and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

February 11, 2020

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