Sheriff Harold Griffin

Sheriff Harold Griffin

Wilson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, April 6, 1954

Harold Griffin

Sheriff Griffin was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant to assist a woman retrieve furniture from her husband's home. The husband opened fire, killing Sheriff Griffin and wounding his wife and bystander. The suspect was arrested while trying to take his wife to the hospital.

Sheriff Griffin had served with the Wilson County Sheriff's Department for 2 years.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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