Deputy Sheriff J. T. Dixon

Deputy Sheriff J. T. Dixon

Wilkinson County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, March 23, 1920

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J. T. Dixon

Deputy Sheriff J.T. Dixon was shot and killed as he and the sheriff entered a barricade home to arrest a man who had just shot his wife.

The sheriff was also wounded. The suspect escaped.

Deputy Dixon was survived by his wife.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 16, 1920
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender At large

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Deputy Sheriff Dixon,
On today, the 96th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wilkinson County.


United States Border Patrol

March 23, 2016

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