Type of Officer: Master Deputy Sheriff
Jurisdiction: Johnson County
Death Date: 9/11/2016
Added to Memorial: 2017
Circumstances of Death: Blunt Force Trauma
On September 11, 2016 was killed after initiating a traffic stop on U.S. 69 Highway in Overland Park. Master Deputy Collins had returned to his patrol vehicle when it was struck from behind by a pickup truck traveling at highway speeds. Master Deputy Collins died at the scene due to blunt force trauma from the impact.