Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson

Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 1887

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Tim Anderson

Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson was fatally wounded as he brought an inmate breakfast in his cell.

The inmate, 20, who was imprisoned for robbery and arson, grabbed the iron fastening used to lock his cell and attacked Deputy Jailer Anderson, beating him over the head. Deputy Jailer Anderson was killed almost instantly. On July 13, 1888, while awaiting trial, he was seriously wounded when he attempted to attack another jailer in the Madison County Jail.

The inmate was committed and died in Searcy Mental Hospital on November 6, 1920.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Died in mental hospital

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Thank you for your service and know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 7, 2020

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