Chief of Police Herman DeWayne Justus

Chief of Police Herman DeWayne Justus

West Taylor Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, May 5, 1990

Add to My Heroes

Herman DeWayne Justus

Chief of Police Herman Justus was killed in an automobile accident while involved in a pursuit. He was pursuing a vehicle when his patrol car skidded a patch of wet pavement as he rounded a curve on Cooper Avenue, and struck a brick wall.

He was a U.S Navy veteran of the Vietnam war and served with the West Taylor Township Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

View all 16 Reflections

Rest in peace Chief of Police Justus.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 9, 2020

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.