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Deputy Sheriff Jerralee J. Jacobus | Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

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Jerralee J. Jacobus

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 1 year, 9 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Killed in accident

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Deputy Sheriff Jerralee Jacobus and Deputy Sheriff Craig Knox were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

The deputies were responding to a burglary call when the drunk's vehicle crossed the center line and struck the patrol car, killing both deputies instantly. The drunk driver was also killed in the crash.

Deputy Jacobus had served with the Monterey County Sheriff's Department for 22 months. She is survived by her parents and two sisters.

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Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox
Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California
End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980
Cause: Vehicular assault

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