Deputy Sheriff David Olius "Ollie" Battle

Deputy Sheriff David Olius "Ollie" Battle

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, December 25, 1910

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David Olius "Ollie" Battle

Deputy Battle was shot and killed as he investigated reports of gunfire in a residence. Deputy Battle was at home when his neighbor alerted him that he had heard gunshots coming from a nearby home. Deputy Battle went to the house and found an armed suspect standing over the a body. The suspect opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Battle, who succumbed to his injuries on Christmas Day.

Deputy Battle was 33 years old.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 24, 1910
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Battle,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jefferson County.


United States Border Patrol

December 25, 2020

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