Deputy Sheriff Christopher Brian Matthews

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Brian Matthews

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, September 30, 2005

Christopher Brian Matthews

Deputy Christopher Matthews was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist another officer at the scene of a fight call on River Road.

During the response, Deputy Matthews' patrol car left the right side of the roadway. As he attempted to regain control of the patrol car, the vehicle overturned into a ditch.

Deputy Matthews had served as a patrol deputy with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office for 8 months, and had served as a corrections officer for the previous 2 years. He is survived by his fiancee, parents, and brother.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years, 8 months
  • Badge A-14

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Hello Brian,

Today, September 30, marks eleven long and sad years without you. We miss you and love you more than words can express. I know that you are watching over us, and I m grateful for the joy you brought into our lives.

May God bless you.

Mrs. M.

September 30, 2016

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