Officer Oscar Jerkins

Officer Oscar Jerkins

Hartford Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1933

Oscar Jerkins

Officer Jerkins was shot and killed by three suspects who were attempting to rob a bank.

All three suspects were apprehended. Two were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. Both were paroled in November of 1942.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1942

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 2, 2013

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