David Ronk

Department: Honolulu Police Department
Rank: Police Officer
End of Watch Date: 06/15/1987
Age: 44
Cause of Death: Gunfire
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Weapon Used: Officer's Handgun
Suspect Information: Life
Incident Details:
Officer David Ronk was shot and killed while attempting to serve a temporary protective order at a home at 87-636 Farrington Highway. He located the man hiding inside of a closet in the home. A struggle ensued during which the man was gained control of Officer Ronk's service weapon and fatally shot him. The 19-year-old man was apprehended and sentenced to life without parole. Officer Ronk was survived by his wife.