Correction Officer Shirlene A. Jenkins

Correction Officer Shirlene A. Jenkins

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, February 11, 1997

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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Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

February 11, 2013

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