Deputy Sheriff Edwin Anthony "Ed" Kirby

Deputy Sheriff Edwin Anthony "Ed" Kirby

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, September 26, 1921

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Edwin Anthony "Ed" Kirby

Deputy Sheriff Edwin Kirby was shot and killed as he and another deputy raided a still.

Deputy Kirby's partner was wounded in the shootout but survived. The subject who shot them was sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled in 1958.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1958

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Deputy Sheriff Kirby,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jackson County.


United States Border Patrol

September 26, 2021

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