Police Officer Justin M. Terney

Police Officer Justin M. Terney

Tecumseh Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, March 27, 2017

Justin M. Terney

Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm.

He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Terney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney several times. Officer Terney was able to return fire, striking the subject numerous times.

Officer Terney was transported to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.

Officer Terney, who was also a volunteer firefighter with the Sam’s Point Fire Department, had served with the Tecumseh Police Department for one year.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 16

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

foot pursuit, traffic stop

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Rest easy brother we have the watch from here. I didn’t talk to you in Cleet but I wish I had took the time to get to know you.

Deputy Kolton Loving
McCurtain County SO

December 6, 2017

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