Deputy Sheriff George Clifford Griffin, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff George Clifford Griffin, Sr.

White County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 21, 2005

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George Clifford Griffin, Sr.

Deputy George Griffin succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when his patrol car collided with another automobile as he responded to assist another deputy.

He had his emergency equipment activated when he entered the intersection of Booth Road and South Main Street in Searcy. His patrol car collided with another vehicle in the intersection and then struck a utility pole.

He was flown to the University of Arkansas Medical School, in Little Rock. Deputy Griffin never regained consciousness.

Deputy Griffin had served with the White County Sheriff's Department for 2 years, and had previously served with the Kensett Police Department, and Judsonia Police Department. He is survived by his wife, son, three daughters, and six grandchildren.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1019

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, June 17, 2005

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Happy birthday! I selfishly wish you were here to celebrate with your girls and grand babies, but rejoice that you’re in Heaven. I miss you every single day. I’ll be back behind the mic dispatching soon, and I pray as I did for ten years that you’ll be proud of me. I love you always.

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February 8, 2022

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