Deputy Sheriff Dennis Rowe

Deputy Sheriff Dennis Rowe

Winston County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, January 11, 1976

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Dennis Rowe

Deputy Rowe was shot and killed while checking on a car parked on the side of a roadway. Another car pulled up behind him and an occupant shot him as he walked back to his car. Two men were taken into custody shortly after the incident and a woman driving a white car with Tennessee tags was later taken into custody as well.

The shooter was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison January 6, 1991.

Deputy Rowe had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Rowe.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 10, 2022

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