Officer Oscar Jerkins

Officer Oscar Jerkins

Hartford Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1933

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Oscar Jerkins

Officer Jerkins was shot and killed by three suspects who were attempting to rob a bank.

All three suspects were apprehended. Two were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. Both were paroled in November of 1942.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1942

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 7, 2020

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