The four York County police officers who were shot in a gunfight during an overnight domestic violence call and manhunt outside York had served the community for dozens of years, according to top law enforcement officials.
Three of the injured officers — Sgt. Randy Clinton, Sgt. Buddy Brown and Detective Mike Doty — were York County Sheriff’s deputies. The fourth injured officer, who was a part of the York County SWAT team, was Sgt. Kyle Cummings of the York Police Department.
▪ Clinton has served with the York County Sheriff’s Office for 34 years, according to York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson. Clinton is the K-9 unit supervisor and has handled police dogs for three decades.
▪ Brown has served with the sheriff’s office for 13 years, Tolson said.
▪ Doty has served with the sheriff’s office for 12 years, according to Tolson.
▪ Cummings has served with the York Police Department for three years after spending time with the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. Cummings was a Chester County sheriff’s deputy during the Nov. 2014 fatal shooting of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams.
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Tolson said he appreciated the public’s outpouring of support for the law enforcement officers.
“We need continued prayers,” he said.
Watch a video of Clinton discussing a 2017 case where the K-9 unit helped find a missing Uber driver from Charlotte: