Police Officer Jerrel E. Ferguson

Police Officer Jerrel E. Ferguson

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, November 7, 1962

Jerrel E. Ferguson

Officer Ferguson was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on NW 67th Street. Unbeknownst to him, the two occupants had conducted several robberies earlier in the night. Both suspects were apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Ferguson was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and had been with the Miami Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his six children, parents, three brothers and four sisters.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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My name is Anna Marie Ferguson ,Ofc.Ferguson father Prince Ferguson (whom my dad is name after)was my grandfather (Samuel Ferguson)uncle.I dont remember much about cousin Jerrel because i was very young when this tragedy stuck our family, i know that the family was devastated.His daughter Wanda spent alot of time in our family home..She has made sure that Justice was served for Cousin Jerrol Ferguson.

Anna Marie Ferguson

August 28, 2013

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