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Patrolman Jack Norwood Jernigan

Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch Thursday, March 4, 1954

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Reflections for Patrolman Jack Norwood Jernigan

Rest in peace Patrolman Jernigan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 10, 2019

Jack was my favorite uncle l was 13 when he gave his life in the line of duty, may rest in peace.

Bill smith
Nephew, his sister's son.

March 27, 2018

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 5, 2012

Patrolman Jernigan,
On today, the 56th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cheyenne. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



March 4, 2010

A true hero. Your courage and self-sacrifice represent all that is noble and good about the law enforcement profession.

Chaplain Jim Taylor
Fresno County Sheriff's Department

February 12, 2010

Ptlm. Jernigan,
Today I honor you. The sacrifice you made so long ago for the people of the State of Wyoming has not been forgotten. I will never forget. Rest easy, brother.

Senior Officer J. Anthony Sandoval
Kingsville Police Department

December 20, 2008



March 3, 2008



March 3, 2008

As one of the last of the Jernigans I still have all of the photos, articles and memoribilla of the family; I share them with my son, the last Jernigan. The irony of it all is that Jack survived the island hopping campaign of the pacific as a US Marine only to lose his life as a peace officer at home.

He died eight months before I was born but my father and grandmother allowed me to know him. We have all served in my family and some have died in so doing.

Jack Jernigan
Nephew (CSP, retired)

June 18, 2007

Rest in peace, Officer Jernigan. You define what a hero really is. I promise that you'll never be forgotten.


June 5, 2006

Your actions show what "no greater love" truly means. God bless you, Officer Jernigan. Rest in peace, Sir. You've earned it.

Police Wife

March 13, 2006

Such courage, such love for your fellow man.May you be truely blessed by Our Lord.

March 4, 2006

What more could someone add to this memorial. True hero doesn't really do you justice.
When it came time to stand the thin blue line for your brother officers, you did it and payed the ultimate price.
I can only hope that your brother and sister officers serving in Cheyenne stand up and add to this memorial. Thank you brother officer.

Sgt Mike Edes
Maine State Police

January 17, 2006

God Bless this true HERO!!

Son of a retired Police Officer

May 6, 2005

YES SIR! thank you officer Jernigan

November 11, 2004


Jim Crotty, Special Agent (Ret.)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

October 29, 2004

Rest in peace my Brother Jack, thank you for your courage and dedication, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten. I hope that all who read your story will see the courage and heart you served with.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

March 4, 2004

Rest easy Blue Angel ... you are not forgotten.


February 1, 2004

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