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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I met Johnny at Kermit High School. We sat side by side in the trumpet section. He was always nice to everyone. Johnny is missed by all who knew him. Never Forgotten.

Phyllis Pack

May 4, 2018

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