Police Officer Charles Leon McDonald

Police Officer Charles Leon McDonald

Forest Park Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, June 9, 2001

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Charles Leon McDonald

Police Officer Charles McDonald suffered from over-exertion during a training exercise for a regional SWAT team.

He was trying out for the Hamilton County Police Association's SWAT team when he began experiencing chest pains. During the training he over-exerted himself and a toxic chemical was released into his bloodstream which combined with a current medical condition. He was transported to a local hospital where he lapsed into a coma before succumbing to his condition the next day.

Officer McDonald had served with the Forest Park Police Department for six years. He is survived by his 11-year-old son, fiancee, parents, and two brothers.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Friday, June 8, 2001

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23 years ago, miss you bro. Braithre thar gach ni.


June 9, 2024

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