Deputy Sheriff Jerry Lee Inman

Photo of Deputy Sheriff Jerry Lee Inman
End of Watch: Sat, May 25th, 1968
Date of Incident: Sun, May 25th, 1958
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 2 years
Age: 27

Incident

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.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Agency

Greene County Sheriff's Office Patch
1010 N Boonville Avenue
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(417) 868-4040

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