Deputy Sheriff Dewey Rickles

Deputy Sheriff Dewey Rickles

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, April 14, 1948

Dewey Rickles

Deputy Rickles was shot and killed as he responded to a domestic disturbance call at a residence near Morris, Alabama. As he entered the home he was shot three times when a man opened fire with a rifle. Minutes later a fellow officer shot and killed the suspect.

Deputy Rickles was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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May you never be forgotten, and always remembered with respect.

Jennifer Ann Rickels/ 911- Communication
Austell Police Dept./ great niece

May 9, 2017

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