WAStateC.O.P.S. regrets to inform you of the line of duty death of Bothell Officer Jonathan Shoop on Monday, July 13, 2020.
The Bothell Police Department released the following statement:
It is with a very heavy heart that we identify our fallen officer. Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot while attempting to stop a violator vehicle on July 13th at around 9:40 PM. Officer Shoop died from his wounds at the scene.
Jonathan Shoop started his law enforcement career at the Bothell Police Department on June 3rd, 2019 after serving in the United States Coast Guard. Jonathan was a dedicated officer who served the City of Bothell with professionalism and compassion. Jonathan was well liked amongst his peers and throughout the community. Officer Jonathan Shoop will be dearly missed.
Officer Shoop is survived by his fiancé, his mother, and his two brothers.
More information will be available in the next few days regarding memorial services as well as opportunities to provide support for the family.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends, community, and co-workers of Bothell Officer Jonathan Shoop, and will let you know if we hear of memorial service information. We extend our services, and those of our national parent, Concerns of Police Survivors, to Officer Shoop’s survivors.