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Sheriff Joe Lynn Young | Copiah County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi Copiah County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi


Joe Lynn Young

Copiah County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch: Thursday, October 30, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff Young was killed after being involved in an accident, possibly while he was in pursuit of another vehicle. He was wearing his seat belt but it was ripped apart on impact and he was thrown from his vehicle. He is survived by his wife, three children, and mother.

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Sheriff Young your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Copiah County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
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
October 30, 2015


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