Deputy Sheriff John Norsworthy

Deputy Sheriff John Norsworthy

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 4, 2011

John Norsworthy

Deputy John Norsworthy succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on December 27, 2010.

He was en route to backup another officer on a traffic stop when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree near the intersection of FM 762 and Benton Road. Deputy Norsworthy was trapped in his vehicle for almost an hour before rescue crews could free him. He was flown to a hospital in Houston where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Deputy Norsworthy had served with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office for two years and had previously served with the Rosenberg Police Department. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, December 27, 2010

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JD, your quick smile and sense of humor come to mind often. I rarely drive through Rosenberg without being reminded of you and the calm you brought through some of the most heart breaking of situations. May God continue to bless your wife and children. Rest in peace my friend.

Retired Deputy D. Ricks
Fort Bend County Sheriff

November 18, 2017

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