Police Officer John Yelverton

Police Officer John Yelverton

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, June 3, 1899

John Yelverton

Police Officer John Yelverton was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for a shooting in Georgia. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Yelverton was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 3, 2015

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