Deputy Sheriff Sidney Slaughter

Deputy Sheriff Sidney Slaughter

Gilchrist County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, January 22, 1934

Sidney Slaughter

Deputy Sidney Slaughter was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress at a local grocery store. The suspects opened fire, fatally wounding him, before escaping.

Deputy Slaughter was survived by his wife and two children, and his four siblings.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

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