Officer Desmond Sherry

Officer Desmond Sherry

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1980

Desmond Sherry

Officer Desmond Sherry was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity while off duty.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to 27 years to life in prison.

Officer Sherry was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 410

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

July 3, 2016

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