Deputy Sheriff Joseph Edd Roberts

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Edd Roberts

Claiborne County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, September 3, 1977

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Joseph Edd Roberts

Deputy Sheriff Joseph E. Roberts was shot and killed with his own weapon as he attempted to arrest a suspect for burglary.

Deputy Roberts had served with the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 73
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Roberts.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2023

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