The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), family, friends and the public will gather to honor the life and service of Trooper Jerry Smith #373 in a funeral service on Thursday, June 27.

The service will take place at 1:00 p.m. MDT Thursday, in the gymnasium on the Western Nebraska Community College Campus, 1601 E. 27th St., Scottsbluff, NE. The public is welcome to attend the service.

Prior to the ceremony there will be a procession to escort Trooper Smith from the funeral home to the campus. Specific details on the route will be released at a later time.

The ceremony will include honor guards from both NSP and the United States Army.

Law enforcement officers wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Lt. Travis Wallace, by emailing

For those wishing to send cards, please send them to the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E Headquarters, 4500 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE, 69361.

The State Troopers Association of Nebraska, Inc. has announced a T-shirt fundraiser for the family of Trooper Jerry Smith has been set up. The t-shirt design is below and is being printed to honor and remember Trooper Jerry Smith.

Shirts are available in sizes S-3XL for $20 each with all proceeds going to Trooper Smith's widow. Photos of the shirts are available on the State Troopers Association Facebook page:

To order shirts, email:

Please include quantity, sizes, payment method, and address.

We will try to hand deliver as many shirts as possible, but will also ship if need be.

Payment can be made at

OR checks may be made out to Trooper Rob Cook and mailed to:

State Troopers Association of Nebraska

8540 Executive Woods Drive, Suite 500

Lincoln, NE 68512

The organization has also announced a GoFundMe page to receive donations and that donations can also be made to the State Troopers Association of Nebraska by mail.

Our mailing address is:

State Troopers Association of Nebraska

P.O. Box 6729

Lincoln, NE 68506

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