Police Officer Charles R. Kondek
Tarpon Springs Police Department
EOW: Sunday, December 21, 2014
Cause: Gunfire




Police Officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek was shot and killed while responding to a noise complaint call at 199 Grand Boulevard.

Residents of an apartment complex had called police because a man who had been knocking on apartment doors at approximately 2:00 am. When Officer Kondek arrived at the scene he was shot by the subject.

The man then fled in a vehicle but was apprehended a short distance away after crashing into a utility pole and parked car.

Officer Kondek had served with the Tarpon Springs Police Department for 17 years and had previously served with the New York City Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and five children.




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