Deputy Sheriff Arthur Allen Amos

Deputy Sheriff Arthur Allen Amos

Collier County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, December 3, 1979

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Arthur Allen Amos

Deputy Amos was shot and killed when he and another deputy responded to a local ranch for reports of two juveniles firing guns. When they arrived they attempted to arrest the two juveniles for killing a hog. As they did so a man concealed in nearby bushes opened fire, striking Deputy Amos in the head.
Deputy Amos had been with the agency for just over six years and was survived by his wife and three daughters.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Allen was one of the nicest people I ever met.The world would be a great place to live if it was filled with people like him.I will always remember him.

Retired Sargent Ken Ferrell
Naples Police Department, Naples, Florida

December 5, 2019

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