Sheriff Thompson Brooks Simkins

Sheriff Thompson Brooks Simkins

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, December 29, 1899

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Thompson Brooks Simkins

Sheriff Thompson Simkins was shot and killed while he and his deputies attempted to arrest a man for murder.

The suspect was shot and killed by the other deputies.

Sheriff Simkins had been with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for 13 years and was survived by his wife and five children. He is buried in the Roseland Cemetery in Monticello, Florida.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Sheriff Simkins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 29, 2018

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