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Deputy Sheriff Dewey Rickles | Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

Dewey Rickles

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 14, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .22 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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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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