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Parker, Corporal Ronald A.

End of Watch: 
Monday, June 8, 1987
County: 
King
Agency: 
Port of Seattle P.D.

On June 8, 1987, Corporal Ron Parker of the Port of Seattle Police Department died of a heart attack following a fight with a suspect who was resisting arrest.

Corporal Parker ran a long distance inside SeaTac Airport while responding to back-up another officer in a fight with a mentally ill man.  After the officers were able to subdue the suspect, Corporal Parker suffered a heart attack.

The suspect was arrested but never charged with a crime.

Corporal Parker had served with the Port of Seattle Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his daughter