Sergeant Micah Joe Burks

Sergeant Micah Joe Burks

Autauga County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, August 16, 2006

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Micah Joe Burks

Sergeant Micah Burks succumbed to injuries inflicted in an automobile accident four days earlier.

Sergeant Burks was driving on US 31 when the driver of a vehicle made a left hand turn in front of his patrol car, causing a collision. Sergeant Burks and two passengers from the other car were ejected from the vehicles.

The other two victims were killed instantly. Sergeant Burks suffered severe head and body trauma. He was transported to Baptist Medical Center South where he died four days later.

Sergeant Burks had served with the Autauga County Sheriff's Office for 15 years. He is survived by his son and daughter.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge A8

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 12, 2006

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