Sheriff David Levy Alvarez

Sheriff David Levy Alvarez

Bradford County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 30, 1891

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David Levy Alvarez

Sheriff David Alvarez was shot and killed while he and a posse attempted to arrest an outlaw who had murdered Deputy Sheriff Joe Robinson of the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect was eventually murdered by one of his accomplices for the reward money.

Sheriff Alvarez also served as the town marshal for Starke. He had been appointed sheriff of Bradford County when the previous sheriff, Sheriff Henry Epperson, was shot and killed in 1890. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Murdered in 1891

warrant service

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Sheriff Alvarez,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bradford County.


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May 30, 2021

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