Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Officer John McKinney was shot and killed by his partner when they got into a quarrel while on duty.
He was transported to City Hospital where he later died.
The other officer was arrested and charged with murder. After claiming self-defense, he was acquitted by a jury at trial in a change of venue to Morgan County later in the year.
Officer McKinney was survived by his wife, three daughters and father.
The responsibilities of the Indianapolis Police Department (1854–2006) are now under the jurisdiction of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.