Deputy Sheriff Zack C. Ramsey

Deputy Sheriff Zack C. Ramsey

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 1942

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Zack C. Ramsey

Deputy Sheriff Zack Ramsey was shot and killed by a man he attempted to arrest at his home in Murphy for failure to submit to a vaccination. Deputy Ramsey managed to return fire wounding the suspect. The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life on April 2, 1943.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

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

October 2, 2020

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