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photo of Trooper McDermon
End of Watch:   Saturday, April 11, 1981

Trooper McDermon was shot while attempting to apprehend an escaped prisoner off US 90 near Jacksonville.  He had served the citizens of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 11 years.

His career with FHP began June 1, 1970. He was in the 39th recruit class in Tallahassee, from July 5 to September 25, 1971.  He was stationed in Miami, Ocala and Jacksonville.  At the time of his death, he was 35.


NOTE:  Some of this information has been provided with the permission of The Officer Down Memorial Page Website.   Also available on the ODMP, you may view or leave reflections about this officer.


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