Lieutenant 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.
- 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.