Mike Mosher Wiki – Biography
Mike Mosher was a veteran Kansas cop who was named his department’s officer of the year in 2019 was killed in a shootout with a hit-and-run suspect over the weekend.
He was 37 years old.
Mosher had been with the Overland Park department for nearly 15 years and was named its officer of the year in 2019.
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Overland Park Officer Mike Mosher, passed away Sunday evening at a hospital while surrounded by his wife and daughter, according to FOX4KC. Earlier that day, Mosher was off-duty but in uniform when he saw an apparent hit-and-run and pursued the suspect, which led to a shootout, police say.
Overland Park police say the suspect – whose name has not yet been released – died at the scene. It’s not clear what led to the exchange of gunfire and further details about the hit-and-run incident were not immediately available.
Overland Park Police Officer Mike died Sunday after suffering injuries in a shootout with a hit-and-run suspect, investigators say.
Mosher’s death “is a tragic reminder of the enormous debt of gratitude we owe the men and women in law enforcement for protecting our communities,” Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a statement.
Overland Park is near the Missouri state line and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. An interagency Johnson County team tasked with investigating police shootings will handle the case, Donchez says.
— Regan Porter Fox4 KC (@ReganPorterTV) May 4, 2020