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Officer Jeff Atherly; Topeka PD, KS; EOW: 12-16-12

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Police Officer Jeff Atherly

Topeka Police Department

Kansas

End of Watch: Sunday December 16, 2012


 


Biographical Information:

Age: 29

Tour of Duty: 1 year, 8 months

Badge Number: 155


 



 


Incident Details:

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of incident: 12-16-12

Weapon used: Gun/unknown type

Suspect info: Shot and Wounded


 


Police Officer Jeff Atherly and Corporal David Gogian were shot and killed while checking on a suspicious vehicle in a grocery store parking lot, on the 1400 block of SW Huntoon Street, shortly before 6:00pm.


Several minutes after making contact with multiple subjects in the vehicle, one of them opened fire, fatally wounding Corporal Gogian and Officer Atherly. A third officer on the scene was not wounded. The subject who opened fire fled in the vehicle. He was located in a home on Third Street , where he barricaded himself for several hours. He was eventually shot and killed after exiting the home while carrying a firearm.


Officer Atherly had served with the Topeka, Kansas Police Department for just under 2 years.


 

 




Agency Contact Information:

Police Chief Ronald Miller

Topeka Police Department

320 S. Kansas Street

Suite 100

Topeka, KS  66603

Phone: (785) 368-9951


 


 


           


This information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund.



 


 


 


 


 



 


 


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Rest in Peace, Brother!!  My Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!



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Rest in Peace. May God be with your department, community and family.

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 Rest in Peace Officer Atherly.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in Peace Officer Atherly. Thank you fro your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the Topeka PD.

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Deepest condolence to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Jeff Atherly.  R.I.P.

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RIP Officer Atherly. 


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 Rest In Peace, Brother.

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Rest in peace Officer Atherly....   My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers.....

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 R.I.P. Officer Jeff Atherly. 


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Rest in Peace Brother !

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When God sent His angels to bring you home, He had His reasons. Someday we will be able to ask why, but for now, we offer prayers of peace and comfort to those left behind. RIP Brother.


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 Rest In Peace Brother !!

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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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Rest in peace. 

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 Rest in peace, Officer Atherly. My condolences to your family and the Topeka Police Department.

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Rest in Peace Officer Jeff Atherly

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Rest in Peace Brother! You are home now and we miss you...

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Rest in peace Ofcr. Atherly. I'll keep you, your family, friends and co-workers in my thoughts and prayers.


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May this officer and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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Rest in Peace Brother


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R.I.P. My thoughts and prayers to your family, friends, and co-workers


 


 




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Rest In Peace, Brother...


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Condolences to the Family, Department, and the Community he served, on their tragic loss.


Rest in Peace,Officer Atherly... You may now stand down.


 


 


        


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God rest brave Officer Jeff Atherly.  Comfort and keep well his family and friends.

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Rest in peace Officer Jeff Atherly, Godspeed Warrior


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