Police Officer Jesse Erick Sollman

Police Officer Jesse Erick Sollman

Easton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, March 25, 2005

Jesse Erick Sollman

Officer Jesse Sollman was shot and killed following a training exercise at the Easton Police Department headquarters.

Another officer's service pistol was discharged in a weapon clearing room after the end of the exercise. The discharged round struck Officer Sollman in the back, killing him instantly.

Officer Sollman was a US Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Easton Police Department for 11 years, and had previously served with Middlesex County College, New Jersey, Police Department for 1 year and the Federal Bureau of Prisons for 2 years.

He is survived by his wife, 6-year-old daughter, and 3-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 56
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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You're the reason I joined LE. You were there for me when I was 6 yo and my dad died. You made me feel safe and secure. You taught me a very important part of the job. Thank you, rest in peace brother.

Sgt. A. Andrews
HH DPS

April 20, 2018

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