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.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 99

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace Patrolman Jenkins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 10, 2020

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