Deputy Sheriff J. T. Dixon

Deputy Sheriff J. T. Dixon

Wilkinson County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, March 23, 1920

J. T. Dixon

Deputy Sheriff J.T. Dixon was shot and killed as he and the sheriff entered a barricade home to arrest a man who had just shot his wife.

The sheriff was also wounded. The suspect escaped.

Deputy Dixon was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 16, 1920
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender At large

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Deputy Sheriff Dixon,
On today, the 96th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wilkinson County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 23, 2016

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