Sheriff Caleb Hewitt

Sheriff Caleb Hewitt

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, September 9, 1816

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Caleb Hewitt

Sheriff Caleb Hewitt succumbed to wounds sustained four days earlier when he was struck over the head with an axe while attempting to serve a writ.

Sheriff Hewitt had only served with the agency for 6 months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 5, 1816
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Axe
  • Offender Not available

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On this day 204 years ago you made the ultimate sacrifice, today and everyday know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and that sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven RizzoDelaware State Police (Retired)

September 9, 2020

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