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Dewey Joseph Sherbo, III

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2012
1. Dewey Joseph Sherbo, III Marker
Inscription.  
Newark Police
In memory of
Police Officer
Dewey J. Sherbo III
November 9, 1997
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Dedicated to Newark Police Officer
Dewey Joseph Sherbo, III
who sacrificed his life serving his community
November 9, 1997

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1785.
 
Location. 40° 46.328′ N, 74° 10.629′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Christopher Columbus Drive, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Branch Brook Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forest Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch Brook Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch Brook Park Historic Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sydenham House (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Hayes Ward Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forest Hill Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph A. Pocchio (approx.
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half a mile away); Stephen N. Adubato, Sr. Sports Complex (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Dewey Joseph Sherbo, III
Officer Sherbo was called to assist in a high speed chase of a stolen car. While in pursuit, his patrol car was intentionally rammed by the other vehicle. The cruiser burst into flames and hit a tree. Officer Sherbo died of his injuries less than a day later, on November 9, 1997.
    — Submitted February 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.
 
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3. Markers in Branch Brook Park
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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