Trooper Johnny Gordon Adkins

Trooper Johnny Gordon Adkins

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, November 24, 1995

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Johnny Gordon Adkins

Trooper Johnny Adkins suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

While attempting to arrest one of the suspects he began to suffer severe chest pains. He was taken to a local hospital and received a checkup from a doctor, who informed him he could return to work.

Despite the clean bill of health, Trooper Adkins' health continued to decline and he suffered a second, fatal heart attack three days later.

Trooper Adkins had served with the Kentucky State Police for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 996

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 19, 1995

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Trooper Adkins,
Continue to rest easy brother; your name and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Reflecting on you and your family from Ohio.

Lt. Brock Harmon
Licking County Sheriff’s Office

October 27, 2021

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