Monday, May 24, 2010

Officer Michael C. McInnis

Officer Michael Corey McInnis
San Antonio Police Department, TX
Born: November 24, 1969
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
End of Watch: Monday, August 28, 1995
Date of Incident: Monday, August 28, 1995
Age: 25
Badge Number: 761
Tour of Duty: 2 yr
Suspect Info: N/A
Weapon Used: N/A
Buried: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Location of Name on National and Texas Monuments
TPOM: 36, C, 11

On August 28, 1995 at about 11:15 pm, Officer McInnis was responding to a call for possible theft at Goodwill Industries drop station located at 1200 SW Loop 410. Officer McInnis was traveling northbound on Loop 410. Witnesses reported seeing Officer McInnis's patrol unit pass them at a high rate of speed. They also reported seeing a red Toyota pickup in front of the unit, believed to be theft suspects. Witnesses stated they lost sight of Officer McInnis until they continued further and saw the accident. Dispatch tapes did not report Officer McInnis was in pursuit but several garbled broadcast were heard from his radio shortly before citizens used it to report the accident. Officer McInnis's patrol car struck the guard rail sideways at the access road of Loop 410 approaching Texas 151 cut off. Officer McInnis succumbed to his wounds at the scene.

Officer McInnis was survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and brother.

Officer McInnis's father served as a Detective with San Antonio Police Department and was assigned to the Academy at the time of Officer McInnis death. Officer McInnis served as a SSGT in the U.S. Army and was a Veteran of the Persian Gulf War. ----source San Antonio Express News

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