Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle

Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle (HM21YH)

Location: Richmond, VA 23220
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N 37° 32.859', W 77° 26.574'

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At this site, on August 1, 1973, officer Vernon L. Jarrelle responded to a robbery in progress. He was fatally wounded in a shoot out. Although mortally wounded, Patrolman Jarrelle returned fire killing one of his assailants.

Two others were arrested for his murder and for robbery of the Food Stamp Distribution Center.
HM NumberHM21YH
Placed ByThe Fraternal Order of Police John Marshall Lodge #2, and presented to the Virginia Fire and Police Museum
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Date Added Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284192 N 4158432
Decimal Degrees37.54765000, -77.44290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.859', W 77° 26.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 51.54" N, 77° 26' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 W Marshall St, Richmond VA 23220, US
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