Deputy Sheriff Michael Brandon Lassiter

Deputy Sheriff Michael Brandon Lassiter

Covington County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, April 8, 2004

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Michael Brandon Lassiter

Deputy Michael Lassiter was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle driven by a drunk driver.

The incident occurred on Highway 84, about two miles east of Andalusia, at 2:45 am. The drunk driver was also killed in the collision.

Deputy Lassiter had only served with the Covington County Sheriff's Office for 2 months and had previously served with the Florala Police Department. He is survived by his parents, and grandmother.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge 2317

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in collision

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I am sorry brother, to you and your family . Time washes away the people’s pain and people’s memories . Though they may not remember or realize the impact . You are a good man . Former Opp Police Officer and acquaintance . I will not forget your memory and sacrifice.

Phillip Joyner
Former Opp Police Officer

November 28, 2020

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