Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # SO22
Cause: Automobile crash
Deputy Robert Griffin was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call involving a juvenile threatening suicide at approximately 9:30 am. His patrol car left the roadway on Brinson Airbase Road and struck a large tree on the vehicle's driver's side.
A passing motorist called 911 to report the accident. Deputy Griffin was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputy Griffin was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Decatur County Sheriff's Office for 3 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and mother.