Officer Jerrel H. Shows, Sr.

Officer Jerrel H. Shows, Sr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1964

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Jerrel H. Shows, Sr.

Officer Jerrel Shows was struck and killed by a car while assisting an accident victim in Los Angeles.

The accident victim was also struck and critically injured. A 21-year-old driver lost control of his car on the wet pavement near the accident scene and struck both men.

Officer Shows had graduated from the academy only four weeks earlier. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge 3641

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene, weather

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To officer Shows daughter. When you read my entry please know we all who wear or have worn the Blue & Gold hold you and your entire family in our hearts and will always honor your father for his service. May God bless you and your family and I hope your father is always watching over you. Semper Fi

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 23, 2022

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