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Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield | Gary Police Department, Indiana Gary Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman

Jeffrey Brady Westerfield

Gary Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Sunday, July 6, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/6/2014

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: In custody

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Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield was shot and killed from ambush as he sat in his patrol car in the 2600 block of Van Buren Street.

A citizen called 911 at 5:50 am after discovering Patrolman Westerfield suffering from gunshot wounds in his patrol car, with multiple shell casing found outside of the vehicle. The exact circumstances of his death are unknown. He had responded to the same area on a call earlier in the night.

Three subjects were taken into custody in connection with Patrolman Westerfield's murder the following day.

Patrolman Westerfield had served with the Gary Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his four daughters and fiancee. Patrolman Westerfield was killed on his 47th Birthday.


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police Wade Ingram
Gary Police Department
555 Polk Street
Gary, IN 46407

Phone: (219) 881-1260

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July 29, 2014

 

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