Sheriff Lelon D. "Red" Sizemore

Sheriff Lelon D. "Red" Sizemore

Geneva County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, August 3, 1977

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Lelon D. "Red" Sizemore

Sheriff Sizemore was shot and killed while arresting an intoxicated man for disorderly conduct and threatening a woman.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. He died of cancer on Alabama's death row in 2001.


  • Age 62
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in peace Sheriff Sizemore.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2022

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