Deputy Sheriff John B. Lewis

Deputy Sheriff John B. Lewis

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 1928

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John B. Lewis

Deputy Sheriff John Lewis was electrocuted when he stepped into a puddle of wire that had been electrified by a fallen wire.

The wires had fallen down as the result of a house fire that Deputy Lewis was responding to.

Deputy Lewis had served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

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

June 29, 2020

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