Detention Officer Jeremiah James Story

Detention Officer Jeremiah James Story

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Add to My Heroes

Jeremiah James Story

Detention Officer Jeremiah Story was shot and killed while processing a subject into the Perry County Detention Center at 511 Aplin Avenue in Perryville.

Officer Story was standing in the restroom while the subject, who had been arrested for drug charges, was changing into jail-issued clothing. The man produced a pistol he had concealed on his person and shot Officer Story. The subject was subdued after shooting Officer Story.

The man was charged with capital murder and transferred to the Faulkner County Detention Center.

Detention Officer Story was an Arkansas National Guard veteran. He is survived by his parents, grandmother, two grandfathers, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with capital murder

prisoner custody

Most Recent Reflection

View all 121 Reflections

RIP. You were taken way to young. But you will never be forgotten .

Retired Deputy Vaughn Anthony

September 2, 2022

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.