Patrolman David Luther Jenkins

Patrolman David Luther Jenkins

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, February 8, 1919

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David Luther Jenkins

Patrolman David Jenkins was shot and killed while responding to a prowler call on the South Side. When he confronted the suspect he was fatally wounded. He was able to return fire, fatally wounding the suspect as well.

Patrolman Jenkins had been with the agency for two years.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 99

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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We remember Patrolman David Luther Jenkins on this, the 100th anniversary of his death. May his descendants remember him as a man who Stood In The Gap between good & evil.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

February 8, 2019

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