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Deputy Sheriff Henry Lloyd Brooks | Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

Henry Lloyd Brooks

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, January 18, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Deputy Brooks was killed by a vehicle while he was investigating a crime scene when a drunk driver struck him, and then tried to flee. A helicopter responded to the scene where Deputy Brooks was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle was apprehended a short distance away. At the time of the accident the suspect was under the influence of alcohol and tranquilizers. The original charges of homicide were reduced to manslaughter in court.
Deputy Brooks is survived by his wife and two small children.

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Today the piece of highway where you were killed was dedicated to you, I was only three weeks old when you passed, I'm 20 now and I miss you all the time, everyone said such amazing things about you and always has, you are still revered by the department to this day.

I really wish I knew you

I love you Dad

Sarah Brooks
Daughter
January 5, 2017

 

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