Lieutenant Jerry Dragosin

Lieutenant Jerry Dragosin

Cambridge Police Department, Ohio

  • Age: 34
  • Tour: 12 years
  • End of Watch: August 21, 1984
  • Chair Delivery: June 30, 2019

Lt. Dragosin was shot and killed outside the police department while investigating a man who came to the station to retrieve a firearm that was confiscated from him earlier the same week.  Lt. Dragosin was advised the man may be in possession of another firearm. Lt. Dragosin contacted the man and a struggle began.  The man was able to gain control of Lt. Dragosin’s service revolver and fatally shot him.