It is with great sadness that the Fairfield Glade Police Department announces the death of Officer Jerry Singleton, age 53, of the Fairfield Glade Police Department. Officer Singleton passed away during his shift yesterday (December 31, 2019) of apparent natural causes. He was a dedicated law enforcement officer who served in law enforcement for over 30 years. He worked for the Harriman Police Department, Kingston Police Department, Rockwood Police Department, and the Roane County Sheriff’s Office prior to working with the Fairfield Glade Police Department. Officer Singleton began working in Fairfield Glade Police Department in May of 2019.
The Fairfield Glade Police Department released the following statement: “This is an extremely tough day for our department. Jerry was liked by all and he had the ability to connect with everyone. Officer Singleton died while serving and this is what he loved to do”.
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later time. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prays during this very difficult time.