Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield

Photo of Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield
End of Watch: Sun, Jul 6th, 2014
Date of Incident: Sun, Jul 6th, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 19 years
Age: 47


His fiancee, Denise, and four daughters.


Officer Westerfield was discovered unresponsive in his patrol car by a resident just before 6:00 A.M. (Central) Sunday morning in the 2600 block of Van Buren. He had responded to a report of shots fired a few hours earlier, and it is thought he had returned to monitor the area. He was shot and killed while sitting in his car.

Officer Westerfield was 47 years old and a 19-year veteran of the Gary Police Department. The incident occurred on his birthday.


Gary Police Department Patch
555 Polk Street
Gary, Indiana 46402
(219) 881-1207


There are 91 tributes for Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield.

Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield
Left by Paula Shook on Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Prayers for this officer's family and his family of blue. Lives have been forever changed....prayers for strength and the peace that passes all understanding.