Deputy Sheriff Burns Almon

Deputy Sheriff Burns Almon

Morgan County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, September 27, 1927

Burns Almon

Deputy Sheriff Burns Almon succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two weeks earlier while conducting a raid on a still near Decatur.

As the officers arrived at the scene the suspects began to flee the scene on foot. One of the suspects fell to the ground and opened fire, striking Deputy Almon.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 10, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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