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FMPD Officer Jobbers-Miller

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Fort Myers Police Department Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller was fatally shot on July 21, 2018, while responding to a call about a disturbance at a gas station. Jobbers-Miller, 29, had been with the department for three years before his tragic death. His sacrifice and heroism were honored with a funeral procession that stretched over several miles long and included hundreds of law enforcement officers and community members. This article explores the life and legacy of Officer Jobbers-Miller and how his memory continues to inspire and unite the community.

FMPD Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

Fort Myers Police Department lost one of its own in July 2018 when Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller was killed in the line of duty. Let’s take a closer look at who Officer Jobbers-Miller was and what made him stand out.

Early Life and Family

Officer Jobbers-Miller was born in Colorado in 1993 and raised in Ohio. In 2013, he graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in criminology and a minor in psychology. His father also served as a police officer in Ohio, and Jobbers-Miller dreamed of following in his footsteps.

He moved to Florida after college and joined the Fort Myers Police Department in 2015. He quickly impressed his colleagues, and in 2017, he was honored with the department’s Officer of the Year award.

The Ultimate Sacrifice

On July 21, 2018, Officer Jobbers-Miller responded to a call about a theft at a gas station. While investigating the incident, he was shot in the line of duty. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but passed away a week later due to his injuries. He was only 29 years old.

The tragedy shook the community and the nation, and many people came forward to pay tribute to Jobbers-Miller’s bravery and dedication. His colleagues remembered him as a hardworking and compassionate officer who always put the needs of others before his own.

Celebrating His Legacy

Since his passing, the Fort Myers Police Department has honored Officer Jobbers-Miller in many ways. They renamed the department’s building in his honor and established the Adam Jobbers-Miller Scholarship Fund to support future law enforcement officers.

In addition to these tributes, many people in the community have also celebrated Officer Jobbers-Miller’s life and legacy. A local park was renamed after him, and a memorial bench was placed at another park in his honor.

The Impact of His Legacy

While Officer Jobbers-Miller’s death was a tragedy for the Fort Myers Police Department and the community, his legacy has had a significant impact on the residents of Southwest Florida.

His sacrifice reminded people of the bravery and dedication of law enforcement officers and inspired many to show their support for the men and women who serve and protect. His story also highlighted the importance of community outreach and the need for law enforcement to build strong relationships with the people they serve.


Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller was a courageous and compassionate law enforcement officer who lost his life while serving his community. His legacy has had a lasting impact on the people of Fort Myers and Southwest Florida, and his memory will continue to be honored for years to come.


Written By

Avi Adkins is a seasoned journalist with a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail. With years of experience in the field, Adkins has established himself as a respected figure in journalism.

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