Patrolman James Kerstetter
Elyria Ohio Police
End of Watch: Monday, March 15, 2010
Tour of Duty: 15 years
Badge Number: 177
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, March 15, 2010
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Patrolman James Kerstetter was shot and killed after responding to a
call at a home on 18th Street. A mother had called 911 to report that
a neighbor had exposed himself to her child and kicked in a window in her home.
The suspect opened fire on officers after they located him at his
residence, wounding Patrolman Kerstetter. Other officers returned fire
and killed the suspect. Officer Kerstetter was transported to EMH
Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Patrolman Kerstetter had served with the Elyria Police Department for
15 years and had previously served with the Lorain County Sheriff's
Office. Patrolman Kerstetter is survived by his Parents, wife and three daughers.
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