Sheriff Lansford Stallings

Sheriff Lansford Stallings

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, December 4, 1845

Lansford Stallings

Sheriff Lansford Stallings was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest.

The subject fled the state and was found dead in a Louisiana river seven months later.

Sheriff Stallings had served with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office for only one year. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Deceased

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Sheriff Stalling,
On today, the 170th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cherokee County.


United States Border Patrol

December 4, 2015

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