Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 4/18/1975
Weapon: Automobile; Narcotics involved
Offender: Released from jail
Patrolman Sheppard succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when a woman intentionally broad-sided his patrol car while he was stopped a red light. The woman was under the influence of narcotics at the time of the incident.
After being extricated from the wreckage, he remained in a coma for two days until succumbing to his injuries. The woman who murdered him was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and released from jail after serving a short sentence.
Patrolman Sheppard was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.