Deputy Sheriff Charles William Biles

Deputy Sheriff Charles William Biles

Morgan County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, May 23, 1985

Charles William Biles

Deputy Sheriff Charles Biles was shot and killed while checking on a suspicious vehicle near Brewer High School in a rural part of the county.

When he located the vehicle the driver shot him with a semi-automatic rifle. Deputy Biles returned fire as the suspect fled and struck the vehicle's gas tank. The suspect ran out of gas a few miles away and was apprehended.

The man committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell.


  • Age 64
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, May 21, 1985
  • Weapon Rifle; Semi-automatic
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 23, 2015

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