Chief Deputy Sheriff Joe Lynn Young

Chief Deputy Sheriff Joe Lynn Young

Copiah County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, October 26, 1997

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Joe Lynn Young

Chief Deputy Sheriff Joe Young succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Harmony Road while on duty.

He was wearing his seat belt but it was ripped apart on impact and he was thrown from his vehicle.

Chief Deputy Young had served with the Copiah County Sheriff's Office for six years and was the acting sheriff at the time of the crash. He is survived by his wife, three children, and mother.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 22, 1997

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Sheriff Young your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Copiah County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

October 30, 2015

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