Officer Rank: Sergeant
Department: Sheffield (AL) Police Department
End of Watch: 10/02/2021
Length of Service: 9 years
On October 2, 2021, Sergeant Risner succumbed to gunshot wounds he sustained the previous day when he was critically wounded during a shootout with a suspect involved in a hit and run. Sergeant Risner and other officers attempted to stop the suspect and apprehend him when the suspect shot Sergeant Risner and struck him and another officer.