Deputy Sheriff Toliver Clayton Hearn

Deputy Sheriff Toliver Clayton Hearn

Walker County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 29, 1925

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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
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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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