Deputy Sheriff Jack Allerton Romeis

Deputy Sheriff Jack Allerton Romeis

Alachua County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, February 1, 1988

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Jack Allerton Romeis

Deputy Sheriff Jack Romeis succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident approximately one month earlier while pursuing a stolen vehicle occupied by two juveniles.

He was taken to Shands Hospital after the accident where he remained until succumbing to his injuries. The two suspects were arrested and convicted of third degree murder. They were sentenced to seven years in prison and eight years probation.

Deputy Romeis had served as a full time deputy for five years and had previously served as a reserve deputy for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 166

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Romeis.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 1, 2020

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