Officer Desmond Sherry

Officer Desmond Sherry

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1980

Desmond Sherry

Officer Desmond Sherry was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity while off duty.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to 27 years to life in prison.

Officer Sherry was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 410

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Officer Desmond Sherry of the Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 71 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 3, 2018

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