For Immediate Release
October 28, 2021


Paul D. Raymond, Jr., Strategic Communications Administrator
(603) 892-5804 |

NH State Police Announces Passing of SSGT Sherrill

photo of trooper jesse sherrillCONCORD, NH – Colonel Nathan A. Noyes of the New Hampshire Department of Safety Division of State Police regretfully announces the passing of Staff Sergeant Jesse Sherrill, Assistant Troop Commander for Troop A.

At approximately 12:33 AM this morning, a 9-1-1 caller reported a serious motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer unit and a State Police cruiser on Interstate 95 northbound, just north of Exit 3. Staff Sergeant Sherrill was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.

Staff Sergeant Sherrill began his law enforcement career in 2001 with the Hooksett Police Department and was hired by the NH State Police on December 13, 2002. Staff Sergeant Sherrill was recently promoted to Assistant Troop Commander on August 13, 2021.

“Staff Sergeant Sherrill was known as a ‘trooper’s trooper,’ a consummate, dedicated professional and a true family man,” said Colonel Nathan A. Noyes of the NH State Police. “For nearly 20 years, he served the State of New Hampshire with honor and pride.”

The NH State Police asks that Staff Sergeant Sherrill’s family be given privacy as they process their tragic loss and begin the grieving process.

We send our thanks to the members of the Portsmouth Police and Fire Departments, the staff at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital, and our partners at the NH Department of Transportation.