Portrait of Miami police officer Jerrel Eugene Ferguson.

Portrait of Miami police officer Jerrel Eugene Ferguson.


Image Number

  • PR20218

Year

  • Between 1957 and 1962

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on September 1, 1929, in Homestead, Florida. Attended Florida A. & M. two years prior to joining the U.S. Army on April 18, 1951. Assigned to Company H of the 7th Cavalry Regiment his military record indicates he was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the Bronze Service Star, the United Nations Service Medal, and the Combat Infantry Badge. Joined the Miami Police Department on February 4, 1957. He was shot and killed on November 7, 1962 after stopping a car occupied by two men (Willie Lawrence and Gerald L. Fisherman) on a "holdup rampage". His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (East Wall, Panel 28, Line 14).

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami police officer Jerrel Eugene Ferguson. Between 1957 and 1962. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13749>, accessed 25 April 2019.

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Portrait of Miami police officer Jerrel Eugene Ferguson. Between 1957 and 1962. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13749>.

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