Police Officer Jesse F. Beerbower

Police Officer Jesse F. Beerbower

Leesburg Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, February 13, 1944

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Jesse F. Beerbower

Officer Beerbower was shot six times and killed while attempting to arrest a parolee for disorderly conduct near Venetian Gardens in Leesburg.

Officer Beerbower, a WWI veteran, was survived by his wife.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of first-degree murder


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Officer Beerbower,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 13, 2019

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