Deputy Sheriff Jasper N. Higginbotham

Deputy Sheriff Jasper N. Higginbotham

Nassau County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, July 21, 1895

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Jasper N. Higginbotham

Deputy Sheriff Jasper Higginbotham was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for assault.

When Deputy Higginbotham arrived at the Dyal & Milliken's Turpentine Works near Callahan, he was shot by the subject. Despite being wounded, Deputy Higginbotham was able to return fire and kill the subject.

Deputy Higginbotham's cousin was the Nassau County Sheriff's Office sheriff at the time of his death.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 21, 2020

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