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Funeral Monday for Southwest Florida Officer Killed by Alleged Cell Phone Thief

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    Funeral Monday for Southwest Florida Officer Killed by Alleged Cell Phone Thief
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    What to Know

    • The funeral for Fort Myers Police Department Ofc. Adam Jobbers-Miller will take place inside the Germain Arena in Estero at 12 p.m.

    • Jobbers-Miller was shot in the head while trying to capture a man who allegedly stole a cell phone from a car outside a gas station July 21.

    • The 29-year-old officer died one week later as a result of his injuries.

    Law enforcement members from across Florida and as far away as New Jersey will be in Fort Myers on Monday for the funeral of a police officer shot and killed in the line of duty.

    The funeral for Fort Myers Police Department Ofc. Adam Jobbers-Miller will take place inside the Germain Arena in Estero at 12 p.m., following a viewing on Sunday where thousands waited outside a local funeral home throughout the evening for a chance to say their final goodbyes.

    Jobbers-Miller, who was a firefighter in his home state of New Jersey before moving to Florida and joining the department in 2015, was shot in the head while trying to capture a man who allegedly stole a cell phone from a car outside a gas station on July 21st.

    The 29-year-old officer died one week later as a result of his injuries. The suspect shooter, 29-year-old Wisner Desmaret, remains behind bars.

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