Chief of Police Derle Edward Shoemaker

Chief of Police Derle Edward Shoemaker

South Centre Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, June 16, 1992

Derle Edward Shoemaker

Chief Derle Shoemaker died after being in a coma for 17 days. He was accidentally struck in the head which caused him to fall from a second story balcony while conducting a warrant search training exercise.

Chief Shoemaker had served with the agency for 33 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter and son.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Training accident
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 30, 1992

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 16, 2015

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