Deputy Sheriff Rodney Kevin Kinzy

Deputy Sheriff Rodney Kevin Kinzy

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, April 17, 1990

Rodney Kevin Kinzy

Deputy Kinzy was shot and killed when he responded to a shootout in Noble County, Ohio. He was shot as he attempted to warn other officers to seek cover. The suspect was killed by return gunfire.

Deputy Kinzy had been with the agency for three and one half years. He was survived by his daughter and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 1086

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Killed by other officers

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Rodney Kevin Kinzy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 17, 2018

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