Recently Fallen Hero

Trooper Jerry L. Smith

Nebraska State Patrol
End of Watch: June 20, 2019

Trooper Jerry L. Smith was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle that crossed the center line. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed in the crash. Trooper Smith is the 21st law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Nebraska in 2019.


Nebraska State Patrol
Superintendent’s Office
1600 Highway 2
Lincoln, NE 68502

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7 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Prayers being offered for Trooper Jerry Smith, his family, and the members of the Nebraska State Patrol. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Trooper Smith.

  2. With Heartfelt Sympathy to Trooper Smith’s Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue. Trooper Smith, your Dedication and Service will always be remembered, and appreciated. Go Rest in God’s arms now. Peace to You.

  3. Rest in Peace Brother Trooper Smith. Thank You for your service. Prayers for your family and the Nebraska State Patrol.

    Ret. NSP
    Sgt. Morris McKillip #254

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