Sheriff James Montgomery Breedlove

Sheriff James Montgomery Breedlove

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, November 13, 1893

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James Montgomery Breedlove

Sheriff James Breedlove was shot and killed by a prisoner who had wrestled the gun away from a deputy.

The man had just been arrested by the sheriff on a burglary warrant. The man fled the scene but was later arrested.

Sheriff Breedlove was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

warrant service

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 118th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 13, 2011

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