Fallen Windsor police officer to be remembered with a moment of silence
A moment of silence will be observed Thursday to remember a Windsor police officer killed in the line of duty 16 years ago.
The Windsor Police Service is asking everyone to observe a moment of silence at 2:07 p.m. to reflect on the life of Senior Constable John Atkinson and the sacrifice he made while serving his community.
On May 5, 2006, the 37-year-old Atkinson was shot and killed while investigating a drug deal outside a convenience store near Pillette Road and Seminole Street.
He left behind a wife and two young kids.
Nikkolas Brennan, 18-years-old at the time of the shooting, would be convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in the case.
AM800 file photo of Senior Constable John Atkinson