Police Officer Jesse Erick Sollman

Police Officer Jesse Erick Sollman

Easton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, March 25, 2005

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Jesse Erick Sollman

Police Officer Jesse Sollman was shot and killed following a training exercise at the old Easton Police Department headquarters at the corner of Pine Street and South 3rd Street.

Another officer's service pistol was discharged in a weapon clearing room after the end of the exercise. The discharged round struck Officer Sollman in the back, killing him instantly.

Officer Sollman was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Easton Police Department for 11 years. He had previously served with Middlesex County College, New Jersey, Police Department for one year and the Federal Bureau of Prisons for two years.

He is survived by his wife, 6-year-old daughter, and 3-year-old son.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 56
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge, training

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Early this morning, I had a nightmare of that horrible day where you were taken from us and died in my arms. I will NEVER forget you my friend. Until we meet again...

SGT Dominick Marraccini (Retired)
Easton Police Department

June 12, 2020

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