Patrolman John C. Sherman

Patrolman John C. Sherman

Schenectady Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 1941

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John C. Sherman

Patrolman John Sherman was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call for a house fire. During the response the wheels of Patrolman Sherman's patrol car got stuck in trolley rails and caused the vehicle to turn over.

Patrolman Sherman had been with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 118

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 22, 2020

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