|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1954|
Jack Jernigan was a City Police Officer in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He died in the line of duty at age 50. Officer Jernigan and two Air Force Policemen were answering a disturbance call at a local restaurent. During the encounter, the suspect attempted to gain control of one of the Officers Weapons. Patrolman Jernigan pushed the Air Force Patrolmen out of harms way and drew his weapon. He and the suspect exchanged shots, both were fatally wounded.
Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Apr 15, 2006
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