JOSEPH WILLIAM SHINNERS



Officer Rank: Master Officer

Memorial Panel: 52-E: 31

Department: Provo, Utah, P.D.

End of Watch: 01/05/2019

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 29

Length of Service: 3 Years


Master Officer Shinners was shot and killed during an arrest attempt of a wanted fugitive. Officer Shinners was shot but was able to return fire, striking the suspect. Officer Shinners was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect was charged with aggravated murder and several other felonies.

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