Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Jerrel H. Shows

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1964

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Reflections for Officer Jerrel H. Shows

I never knew Officer Shows. I've never been to California, but I am retired from a Sheriff's Dept in Indiana and saw this posting. Just wanted to leave my prayers to the family of this brave hero who undoubtedly lost a wonderful husband, father, and human being. Godspeed to you all.

Jerry P

April 1, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th anniversary of your death. 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 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.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 23, 2011

Brother, I hauled many many "Dueces" to jail with you in mind. I hope you were proud of my efforts. Keep resting easy knowing the Blue & Gold NEVER forgets our fallen Brothers or Sisters. God Bless All

Dano
CHP Ret.

December 23, 2010

God Bless you and your surviving family, sir.

The Franks Family
California Highway Patrol

July 11, 2010

Officer Shows was my room mate at the Academy. He was a very good cop. I pay my respects each time I go out to the Academy. He is not forgoten.

Officer Judd Strong
California Highway Patrol

March 17, 2010

Rest in Peace, Officer Shows. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

My daddy died when I was just 4 years old. A drunk driver who only got six months for killing my dad and another man. I miss him so much, even to this day. Our life as we knew it died that day too. Everything changed. I am looking so forward to being with him again.

Kathleen Shows Smith
Daughter

July 22, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
Manchester, NH

December 22, 2007

Officer Shows is proudly remembered by all of his peers at the East Los Angeles CHP Area office, where he made his ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace.
Officer Bill Preciado

Officer
California Highway Patrol

May 3, 2006

Jerrel Shows was a cousin of mine. I do not remember him as I was only 6 years old when this tragedy occurred. His devasted mother, my great aunt and a very dear lady, is still alive. I know how much this has affected her for the last 37 or so years. How much it also affected Jerrl's wife and children. May he rest in peace and may God continue to place his comforting hand on Jerrel's family. I wish I had the chance to know him. Steve Ramsey

Steven Ramsey

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