Ginn was shot to death while responding to a disturbance call. The gunman, a former mental patient, opened fire on Ginn as he approached the man's backyard.
Ginn returned fire and ran across the street to take cover. The suspect walked up to Ginn and shot him in the head and chest.
VIDEO: ABC13 coverage of the funeral of officer Jeffery Dean Ginn
Officer Ginn served the Pasadena Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife, two children and parents.