Trooper First Class Paul H. Sherman

Trooper First Class Paul H. Sherman

Delaware State Police, Delaware

End of Watch Tuesday, October 16, 1945

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Paul H. Sherman

Trooper Sherman was killed when his patrol car was struck by a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad train at a crossing on Newport Gap Road in New Castle County. He was freed from the wreckage by two New Castle County policeman and taken to Wilmington General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Trooper Sherman had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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TFC Sherman,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Delaware. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 16, 2020

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