Police Officer Kaia Grant
Springdale (OH) Police Department
End of Watch: March 21, 2020
Police Officer Kaia Grant was struck and killed and another officer was injured when a suspect from a prior traffic pursuit intentionally crashed into their police cruisers. Officer Grant and another officer from the Springdale Police Department were attempting to deploy stop sticks when the suspect rammed into the police cruisers which struck the officers who were outside their vehicles. Officer Grant is the 13th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Ohio in 2020.
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