Sheriff James Asaph Robertson

Sheriff James Asaph Robertson

Covington County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, January 30, 1906

James Asaph Robertson

Sheriff Robertson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two fugitives.

Sheriff Robertson was survived by his wife and nine children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Sheriff Robertson your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Covington 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, Troop D

January 30, 2016

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