Friday’s Heroes: Remembering the Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers

lieutenant-kevin-mainhartLieutenant Kevin Mainhart

Yell County Arkansas Sheriff’s Department

May 11, 2017 – Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle associated with a domestic violence incident. A passerby found the officer’s body and called police to the scene. During the search for the shooter, officers discovered two additional bodies in the home of the original domestic violence call. The suspect remains at large.


Officer Jonathan Ginka, 34

North Shores Michigan Police Department

May 10, 2017 – Officer Jonathan Ginka was killed in a vehicle crash while on patrol. He is survived by his wife and two children.



Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson, 64

Maury County Tennessee Sheriff’s Office

May 6, 2017 – Deputy Jimmy Tennyson died as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle crash while traveling to a local high school where he served as school resource officer. He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.


  • KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio – Earlier today, the Kirkersville chief of police was shot and killed by ambush.

Additionally …

  • A Louisiana State Police trooper and at least one other officer were shot Thursday during a standoff with a man who they’d tried to serve a warrant on in a rural location. The two officers are expected to survive.
1 reply
  1. Kathy Crouch
    Kathy Crouch says:

    Has someone declared open season on law enforcement officers? Or is it just that we are aware of it, hear it on the news and things more than before?

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