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1919-02-08 Jenkins David L
Patrolman David L. Jenkins

Entered Division of Police
May 17, 1917
Died In the Line of Duty
February 8, 1919

Patrolman David L. Jenkins was made an officer May 17, 1917.  On February 8, 1919, he was walking his district beat on the south side when he was summoned to a residence on the report that a prowler was in the yard. Upon investigating the complaint, he encountered a man with a gun and was slain in the pistol duel which followed.  The suspect was also wounded and died a short time later.