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Staff Sergeant Jesse E. Sherrill 1977-2021

Auto/Tractor-trailer Crash – 10/28/21

Jesse SherrillStaff Sergeant Jesse E. Sherrill, 44, was born on August 2, 1977 in Exeter, New Hampshire. Staff Sergeant Sherrill attended Barrington Elementary and Middle Schools, and graduated from Dover High School.  He played both baseball and football.  After completion of high school, he attended Westfield State College and graduated with a Criminal Justice degree.

While working a construction detail guarding a highway road project along Interstate 95 in the City of Portsmouth, Staff Sergeant Jesse Sherrill was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer while seated in his cruiser.

Staff Sergeant Sherrill started his law enforcement career as a full-time officer in 2001 with the Hooksett Police Department.  On December 13, 2002, he was hired by the New Hampshire State Police and assigned to the Troop F barracks.  He accepted a transfer to Troop A in June of 2014.  Staff Sergeant Sherrill spent time with the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, accepted promotions to Sergeant and then to Staff Sergeant at Troop A.  Staff Sergeant Sherrill was an approximately twenty-year veteran of the State Police and was known as a dedicated public servant and a “troopers trooper.”

Staff Sergeant Sherrill resided in Barrington with his wife Nicolle and two children Peyton and Quinn.  When Staff Sergeant Sherrill wasn’t working to protect the State of New Hampshire, he could be found at his family camp in the north country for snowmobiling, fishing or camping throughout New England.  He thrived as a father in his roles as a dance dad and as a dedicated baseball coach.

Staff Sergeant Sherrill is survived by his wife Nicolle and their children, Peyton and Quinn.