Officer David A. Tinsley

Photo of Officer David A. Tinsley
End of Watch: Tue, Sep 11th, 2018
Date of Incident: Mon, Sep 10th, 2018
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 16 years
Age: 50


His wife and three children.


Officers were pursuing a vehicle that subsequently crashed and the driver fled on foot. After a short foot chase, the subject was located and taken into custody. As they were walking back to their patrol vehicles, Officer Tinsley collapsed. Resuscitative efforts were initiated and he was transported to a local hospital where he later died.


Fort Wayne Police Department Patch
1 East Main Street
Suite 108
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
(260) 427-1222
Chief Steve Reed


There are 4 tributes for Officer David A. Tinsley.

Officer David A. Tinsley
Left by Jason Little on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Always a greet or a wave as he walked by cashier booth parking garage at work. May comfort peace and only the love God can provide surround his family at this difficult time.