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Deputy Sheriff James Thomas O'Bryant | Attala County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Attala County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff

James Thomas O'Bryant

Attala County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, October 26, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 3 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Served 10 years in prison

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Deputy James O'Bryant was shot and killed when responding to a domestic disturbance.

The shooter was apprehended and convicted and served 10 years in prison.

Deputy O'Bryant had served with the agency for 3.5 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Attala County! Continue to Rest in Peace Deputy O'Bryant.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D
October 26, 2015

 

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