Deputy Sheriff Samuel Boyd Simpson

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Boyd Simpson

Bartow County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 29, 1970

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Samuel Boyd Simpson

Deputy Simpson was shot and killed as he and another deputy attempted to serve a warrant. The other deputy was also wounded but survived.

The suspect was convicted of Deputy Simpson's murder but was released after serving only 12 years.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released after 12 years

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Deputy Sheriff Simpson,
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 Bartow County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2020

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