According to DPD, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. When the officers confronted Kemp, she slammed a door on them. Other officers arrived. The door was opened. Kemp cut an officer with a razor knife, then retreated as officers entered the room. Kemp cut a second officer. Two officers, a black man and a black woman who both served for 13 years and six months, shot Kemp. She was pronounced dead at Central Methodist Hospital.

ID: 1994

Victms Name: Diane Kemp
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Race: African-American/Black

City: Dallas
County: Dallas
State: TX
Zip Code: 75237
Country: United States of America

Agency: Dallas Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to DPD, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. When the officers confronted Kemp, she slammed a door on them. Other officers arrived. The door was opened. Kemp cut an officer with a razor knife, then retreated as officers entered the room. Kemp cut a second officer. Two officers, a black man and a black woman who both served for 13 years and six months, shot Kemp. She was pronounced dead at Central Methodist Hospital.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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