Sheriff Norman Pearson

Sheriff Norman Pearson

Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 24, 1931

Norman Pearson

Sheriff Norman Pearson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for illegally transporting liquor.

He was shot in the stomach several times and died after being transported to a hospital.

The suspect was arrested and sentenced to prison.

Sheriff Pearson had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office for nearly two years. He was survived by his wife and 10 children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 1 year, 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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This is my grandfather. I never knew him as I was 9 months old when he died in the line of duty. Thanks to my grandmother, his memory passed to me and I'm proud of his strong influence on my life. Thank you Grandpa Norman. May you and Grandma rest in peace.

Paxton Dampier Air Force Retired

October 26, 2017

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