Officer Rank: Special Deputy
Memorial Panel: 22-E: 28
Department: Monroe County, New York, S.O.
End of Watch: September 8, 1931
Years of Service: Unk
Description: Special Deputy Sheriff Sova was shot as he and Deputy Cyril Pemberton placed a burglary suspect under arrest. The suspect pulled a concealed weapon and shot Deputy Sova once in the abdomen. Deputy Sova died of his injuries the next day. The suspect was charged with murder.