Deputy Sheriff Jerry Lee Inman

Deputy Sheriff Jerry Lee Inman

Greene County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, May 25, 1968

Jerry Lee Inman

Deputy Sheriff Jerry Inman was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery in progress at a local convenience store at the intersection of I-44 and Route N.

He had stopped at the store while on patrol but was unaware that it was being robbed. When the subject saw the patrol car he ran out of the store and opened fire with a .22 caliber handgun. One of the rounds bounced off of the windshield of the car and struck Deputy Inman in the collar bone and heart.

Deputy Inman was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Greene County Sheriff's Office for two years.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Inman,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USAF. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 25, 2018

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