Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Officer John McKinney was shot and killed by his partner when they got into a quarrel in the late evening while on duty.
The other officer was arrested and charged with murder. He was acquitted at trial in a change of venue to Morgan County later in the year.
Officer McKinney was survived by his wife and three daughters.
The responsibilities of the Indianapolis Police Department (1854–2006) are now under the jurisdiction of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.