Deputy Sheriff Mark Thomas Pinson

Deputy Sheriff Mark Thomas Pinson

Carroll County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, November 20, 1976

Mark Thomas Pinson

Deputy Pinson was killed when a vehicle that had crashed into a house exploded. He had removed the injured driver and had lifted the hood to shutoff the engine when the gas tank exploded. The explosion threw Deputy Pinson into a wall and he was trapped by the ensuing fire.

Deputy Pinson had been with the agency for one month and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion

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My dear brother !! I have left many reflections here, but i guess they weren't posted !! It's 2016 and we don't have many left here..I pray they are with you on the streets of gold !! I still miss you big brother and think of you all the time....Just wanted to talk to you and i will see you soon....Love you sister Patsy !!

Patsy Barnes
Sister of Deputy Mark Thomas Pinson..Carroll Couty Tn. Deputy..Killed

November 19, 2016

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