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Chief Deputy Sheriff Frank Smith | Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

Chief Deputy Sheriff

Frank Smith

Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Friday, July 9, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1926

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Chief Deputy Smith was shot and killed by a man he stopped to question. The suspect was apprehended minutes later.

The 25-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and hanged on August 27, 1926.

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Chief Deputy Smith your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Leflore County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"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
July 9, 2016

 

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