Deputy Sheriff Toliver Clayton Hearn

Deputy Sheriff Toliver Clayton Hearn

Walker County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 29, 1925

Toliver Clayton Hearn

Deputy Sheriff Toliver Hearn was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was assaulting a woman.

The 34-year-old subject was arrested, convicted of Deputy Hearn's murder, and subsequently sentenced to death. His sentence was later commuted to life. He was paroled July 24, 1933.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1933

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Deputy Sheriff Hearn,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Walker County.


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August 29, 2017

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