Patrolman John Joseph Kerr

Patrolman John Joseph Kerr

Union City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, January 14, 1990

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John Joseph Kerr

Officer Kerr was shot and killed by one of three men, he suspected of possessing drugs, as he approached them. As Officer Kerr collapsed he returned fire killing the gunman.

Officer Kerr is survived by his wife and three daughters, three stepsons, and one stepdaughter.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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On this actual anniversary of your heroic death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement brethren will never forget. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 14, 2021

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