Patrol Officer J. C. Sherrod

Patrol Officer J. C. Sherrod

Pocatello Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch Monday, October 14, 1918

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J. C. Sherrod

Officer Sherrod was shot and killed while investigating a peeping tom. Officer Sherrod was on patrol when he observed the man looking into the front door of a residence. When Officer Sherrod approached, the man fled to the back of the house. Officer Sherrod chased him but was shot in the back of the home. The suspect escaped.

Officer Sherrod had been with the agency for 14 months and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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We are grateful for the service of Officer Sharrod, and we hereby mark his sacrifice on the 100th anniversary of his death.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

October 14, 2018

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