Neb. deputy dies of medical issue after making arrest
Deputy Jeff Hermanson, 45, had been with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office since 2001
Duty Death: Jeff Hermanson - [Saunders County, Nebraska]
End of Service: 06/22/2022
By Suzie Ziegler
SAUNDERS COUNTY, Neb. — The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office is mourning a deputy who died in the line of duty on June 22.
Deputy Jeff Hermanson, 45, began to feel ill shortly after arresting a stolen car suspect, according to KETV. Hermanson was rushed to the hospital where he died from a heart issue, the report said.
Hermanson joined the sheriff’s office on a part-time basis in 2001 before moving to full time in 2007. He worked in the K-9 unit, according to KETV.
Hermanson leaves behind a spouse and two sons.
🔹 Blessed Are The Peacemakers 🔹— National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) (@GLFOP) July 7, 2022
Deputy Sheriff Jeff L. Hermanson
Saunders County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska
EOW: Wednesday, June 22, 2022#EnoughIsEnough #OfficerDown #EOW #ThinBlueLine pic.twitter.com/GcIDHG3cMi
Very proud of @SarpySheriff Honor Guard for their service! They assisted with the funeral of Saunders County Dep. Jeff Hermanson today. Gone, but not forgotten. pic.twitter.com/eCa8eQU9E6— Capt. Chris Culler (@CaptCullerSCSO) June 28, 2022
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