Deputy Jailer Deadrick A. Taylor

Deputy Jailer Deadrick A. Taylor

Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, April 19, 1996

Deadrick A. Taylor

Deputy Jailer Deadrick Taylor was shot and killed when he was ambushed as he returned home from work. An inmate at the facility where Deputy Taylor worked ordered the gang related attack. He was shot several times with a handgun and an AK-47 rifle.

Deputy Taylor had served with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department for 9 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AK-47
  • Offender Not available

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