|Agency||West Buechel Kentucky Police Department|
|Dates of Service||2012 - May 7, 2021|
|Last Known Status||Resigned|
|Agency||Breckinridge County Kentucky Sheriff's Office|
|Dates of Service||September 1, 2021 - September 15, 2021|
|Last Known Status||Terminated|
2016 Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Award
On December 13, 2016, Sherrard received the Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Award.
2021 Arrest of Darrell Browning
On March 9, 2021, Louisville Metro Police Department officers chased a stolen car to a commercial location. Sherrard responded to the scene, allowing his wife to accompany him. Sherrard left his wife in the vehicle while he and other officers chased Browning into a building. After exiting the business, Browning and officers exchanged gunfire.
Sherrard's wife later moved the police vehicle into the crime scene area, and Sherrard attempted to influence witnesses to not reveal his wife's actions.
On May 7, 2021, Sherrard resigned.
On March 12, 2021, Sherrard was suspended with pay.
Due to state law at the time, the investigation ended when Sherrard resigned.
2021 Social Media Posting
Sherrard posted a picture to social media that showed an open alcohol container in a moving vehicle.
On September 15, 2021, Sherrard was fired for posting the picture and for withholding information when he applied to the department.
- Jim Sherrard, Linkedin
- West Buechel's chief of police resigns after investigation into actions at scene of LMPD shooting, WDRB, 2021-05-24
- Former West Buechel Police Chief takes new job with Breckinridge Co. Sheriff's Office, WDRB, 2021-09-10
- Valerie Chinn, Former West Buechel Police chief fired from new job after social media post, WDRB, 2021-09-27
- Awards Ceremony Program, Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Program, 2016-12-13
- Police chase ends with officer shooting man behind Walmart in West Buechel, WDRB, 2021-03-10
- VIDEO: Suspect in Louisville Walmart shooting seen driving wildly before shootout with police, WLKY, 2021-03-09
- Taylor Weiter, KSP releases video showing suspect, LMPD exchange gunfire in shooting near Walmart, WHAS 11, 2021-03-18