Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # 475
Incident Date: 9/16/1980
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Trooper Jerome Clifton succumbed to a gunshot wound of the leg that he received two weeks earlier while attempting to rescue hostages from a crazed gunman.
The suspect was sentenced to prison but had the conviction overturned. During a second trial he was sentenced to 20 years and released due to time served. The man died from illness in 2004.
Trooper Clifton had served with the agency for 9 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.