Prison Guard A. D. Spivey

Prison Guard A. D. Spivey

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, August 30, 1928

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 inmatess 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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Your heroism and service is honored today, the eighty-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 30, 2009

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