Officer Kenneth Copeland
San Marcos Police Department, Texas
- Age: 58
- Tour: 19 years
- End of Watch: December 4, 2017
- Chair Delivery: February 26, 2018
Police Officer Ken Copeland was shot and killed while he and other officers attempted to serve a warrant on a man wanted for a crime of violence. The officers were ambushed at the man’s home. Officer Copeland, who was wearing a vest, was struck multiple times.
He was transported in a patrol car to Central Texas Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.