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. 

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