Prison Guard A. D. Spivey

Prison Guard A. D. Spivey

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, August 30, 1928

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A. D. Spivey

Prison Guard A. D. Spivey was shot and killed during the escape of seven inmates from the Caledonia Prison Farm in Halifax County.

The inmates attacked another guard, took his weapon, and then shot Prison Guard Spivey as he attempted to stop the escape.

All seven inmates were apprehended within one day.

Prison Guard Spivey had served at the Caledonia Prison Farm for only 2 weeks. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 30, 2020

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