Deputy Sheriff Jerralee J. Jacobus

Deputy Sheriff Jerralee J. Jacobus

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, June 1, 1980

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Jerralee J. Jacobus

Deputy Sheriff Jerralee Jacobus and Deputy Sheriff Craig Knox were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

The deputies were responding to a burglary call when the drunk's vehicle crossed the center line and struck the patrol car, killing both deputies instantly. The drunk driver was also killed in the crash.

Deputy Jacobus had served with the Monterey County Sheriff's Department for 22 months. She is survived by her parents and two sisters.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in accident

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Jacobus.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 8, 2019

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