Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 24 years
Badge # 513
Weapon: Handgun; 9 mm
Offender: Sentenced to 22 to 47 years
Patrolman Jerman was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a car that was speeding and tailgating in the small mountain community of 4,600. As Patrolman Jerman was talking to the drunk, 18-year-old driver of the car he was shot once in the chest. As he fell to the ground he was able to return fire, seriously wounding the suspect.
The suspect was convicted of third degree murder and sentenced to 22 to 47 years in prison.
Patrolman Jerman was the DARE instructor for his community and had been with the Kane Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.