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Memorial to Jerrard F. Young

Jerrard F. Young

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty 

Date of Death: May 21, 1971
Rank: Officer
Age: 25
Years of Service: Two years and 10 months
Marital Status: Single
Location of Death: 3205 14th Street, NW


Officer Young was assigned to the Fourth District Casual Clothes Unit. One April 29, 1971, at 11:15 am, he was attempting to arrest a suspect wanted on a bench warrant. Officer Young approached the suspect in the 3200 block of 14th Street, NW, when the suspect drew a .22 caliber handgun and shot him in the head and neck.

Officer Young died about one month later.

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