Police Officer John Yelverton

Police Officer John Yelverton

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, June 3, 1899

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John Yelverton

Police Officer John Yelverton was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for a shooting in Georgia. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison. He was denied a parole on December 22, 1914.

Officer Yelverton was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace Officer Yelverton.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 3, 2019

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