Sheriff A. H. Gotcher

Sheriff A. H. Gotcher

Coahoma County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 1954

A. H. Gotcher

Sheriff Gotcher was shot and killed as he and other officers searched a cotton warehouse for a man wanted for murder. The suspect shot Sheriff Gotcher five times when the sheriff discovered him hiding behind a door.

Other officers returned fire killing the suspect.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Sheriff Gotcher your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Coahoma County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

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

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

June 27, 2016

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