Deputy Sheriff Douglas Allen Arrowood

Deputy Sheriff Douglas Allen Arrowood

Unicoi County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1974

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Douglas Allen Arrowood

Deputy Sheriff Doug Arrowood was killed in an automobile crash on Love Street in Erwin at 5:00 a.m.

While he was en route to patrol in south Unicoi County, his accelerator became stuck, and he was unable to stop. He succumbed to his injuries before arriving at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

Deputy Aroowood had served with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

mechanical failure, vehicle crash

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

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 23, 2024

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