Slain officer's family donates money to HPD

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department received a donation Wednesday from the family of a slain officer.

Jackie Sherrill was shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant on Noah Wheeler on December 31, 1984. She was the first woman killed in the line of duty in Hattiesburg and the state of Mississippi.

The family of Jackie Dole Sherrill's mother and Wesley Manor donated a total of $400 to the Hattiesburg Police Benevolent Fund. Sherrill's mother passed away several weeks ago while living at Wesley Manor. Wesley Manor decided to gather money to contribute to the donation in her honor.

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