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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:58 am

Verbatim: Holcomb Statement on Fort Wayne Police Officer David A. Tinsley

The following was released on Wed. Sept. 12, 2018 by the Office of Governor Eric Holcomb:

INDIANAPOLIS - Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding Officer David A. Tinsley, a 16-year veteran of the Fort Wayne Police Department who died in the line of duty Monday night:

"Officer Tinsley was a true Hoosier hero, who died protecting his community. Janet and I are heartbroken for his family, friends and the Fort Wayne Police Department. I ask all Hoosiers to join me in honoring Officer Tinsley's service and dedication."