Chief Deputy Willie Perry

Chief Deputy Willie Perry

Leake County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, July 29, 2001

Willie Perry

Chief Deputy Willie Perry was struck by a vehicle and killed while conducting a roadside driver's license checkpoint on Mississippi 35 near Carthage.

He and his partner had their vehicle stopped on the side of the road with the emergency lights activated when the incident occurred. The driver of the vehicle that struck him was an assistant district attorney and no charges were filed against him.

Deputy Perry had been employed with the Leake County Sheriff's Office for 18 months, and had been in law enforcement for nearly 35 years.

He is survived by his daughter and two sons.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Chief Deputy Perry your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Leake County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"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, TroopD

July 29, 2016

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