Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III

Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III

Greene County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, August 1, 2011

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David Jennings Dawson, III

Deputy David Dawson was killed in a single-vehicle accident while responding to assist another officer. His vehicle left the road on Highway 903 near Crowfoot Road, crossing over the road and striking a tree.

Deputy Dawson had served with Greene County Sheriff's Office since June 1. He is survived by his mother, father and step-mother, brother, and grandparents.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Dawson,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Greene County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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