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Sergeant John Drewry | California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

Sergeant

John Drewry

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch: Friday, October 16, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Executed in 1915

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Sergeant John Drewry was stabbed to death during an escape attempt at Folsom State Prison in Represa, California. The incident occurred as Sergeant Drewry and another officer were attempting to stop an escape.

The suspect was convicted of murder and hanged on August 27, 1915.

Sergent Drewry had served with the agency for just over one year. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 16, 2017

 

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