Sheriff Simmons D. Alsobrook

Sheriff Simmons D. Alsobrook

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, November 1, 1873

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Simmons D. Alsobrook

Sheriff Simmons Alsobrook was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a tramp on a city street.

Sheriff Alsobrook had served as a deputy with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department for 2 years and had just been elected sheriff when he was killed. He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge SHERIFF

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

arrest attempt

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Sheriff Alsobrook,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lauderdale County.


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November 1, 2023

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