Deputy Sheriff James Alexander Sanders

Deputy Sheriff James Alexander Sanders

Hardeman County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, January 15, 1950

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James Alexander Sanders

Deputy Sheriff James Sanders was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 18 while returning to Bolivar from Middleton.

The patrol car he was riding in went off of a 60-foot embankment causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Deputy Sanders had served with the Hardeman County Sheriff's Office for 14 years and had previously served as a county constable. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Sanders,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hardeman County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 15, 2020

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