Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Deputy Palermo was shot and killed by a mental patient he was attempting to apprehend. He had been with the agency for three years.
Following the shooting the suspect was committed at the Lima State Hospital. In August of 1972, he was released to Lorain County authorities to stand trial for Deputy Palermo's murder. On January 2, 1973, he was found not guilty by reason of insanity and ordered confined at the Lima State Hospital indefinately.