Ambush Attacks Of Police In Patrol Vehicles

By Jim Weiss and Mickey Davis

Geauga County, Ohio is known for its Amish culture and horse drawn buggies. However, on March 10, 2013 during a traffic stop, two police officers from the village of Middlefield came under gunfire in a surprise attack by 42-year-old James L. Gilkerson.

Some reports stated that the two officers were fired upon while they were in their police car. That’s incorrect.

Field Training Officer (FTO) Brandon Savage was a five-year veteran of the Middlefield Police ...