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Neb. deputy dies of medical issue after making arrest

Deputy Jeff Hermanson, 45, had been with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office since 2001

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Duty Death: Jeff Hermanson - [Saunders County]

End of Service: 22/06/2022

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.