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Chief of Police John Norman
Girard Police Department
100 North Market
Girard, OH 44420
Phone: (330) 545-0212
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Police Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a firearm. As officers arrived on scene, there was a brief conversation between the officers and a male suspect who produced a handgun and shot Officer Leo. Another officer returned fire and killed the suspect. Officer Leo is the 39th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the fourth officer fatality from the state of Ohio.