Deputy Sheriff Ivy Clifton Brooks

Deputy Sheriff Ivy Clifton Brooks

Pierce County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, March 8, 1923

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Ivy Clifton Brooks

Deputy Ivy Brooks was shot and killed as he attempted to serve a warrant with several deputies, federal prohibition officers, and United State deputy marshals. The officers were attempting to arrest a man for violating prohibition laws when he opened fire, killing Deputy Brooks and seriously wounding one of the prohibition officer.

The suspect, 21, was apprehended 21 months later in Wilmington, North Carolina. In May of 1927 he was convicted of Deputy Brooks' murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled on November 12, 1936.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1936

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Deputy Sheriff Brooks,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pierce County.


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March 8, 2023

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