Texas cop shot, killed responding to domestic

Was in the apartment taking a report from a female when the woman's husband returned and shot and killed both

Duty Death: Officer Jillian Michelle Smith - [Arlington Police Department, Texas]


By PoliceOne Staff

ARLINGTON, Texas — Police Officer Jillian Smith was shot and killed after responding to an apartment for a report of a domestic dispute.

Officer Smith responded to a call of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife. When she arrived, the husband had already left the apartment. Officer Smith was inside the apartment taking a report from the female victim when her husband returned and shot and killed both Officer Smith and his wife. The suspect then shot and killed himself.

Officer Smith had served with the Arlington Police Department for 10 months and had finished her field training 15 days prior to her murder.

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