Deputy Sheriff George Alvis Robinson, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff George Alvis Robinson, Jr.

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, February 11, 1971

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George Alvis Robinson, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff George Robinson was killed around 5:10 a.m. in an accident when his patrol car collided with a mule as he responded to an emergency call.

The collision caused his car to leave the roadway along Highway 174 just 0.6 of a mile north of Cleburn City limits. The car landed in some other nearby wrecked cars, causing it to not be easily seen. After Deputy Robinson failed to respond to radio calls other deputies were sent to search for him. The accident scene was found several hours later with Deputy Robinson having suffered a massive head injury.

Deputy Robinson had served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office for only a few months. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter. His son, Sergeant Robert Glenwood Robinson of the Corsicana, Texas Police Department, was killed in the line of duty in 1962.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Deputy Sheriff Robinson,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Johnson County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 11, 2021

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