Deputy James Henry Roberts, III

Deputy James Henry Roberts, III

Russell County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, July 7, 1998

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James Henry Roberts, III

Deputy Roberts died from injuries he sustained on June 27, 1998, when he was struck by a motorist while he was directing traffic. The vehicle which struck him was attempting to avoid a rear collision with a vehicle which had stopped. Deputy Roberts is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 27, 1998

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 7, 2020

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