Deputy Sheriff Makeem Rictrell Brooks

Deputy Sheriff Makeem Rictrell Brooks

Northampton County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Makeem Rictrell Brooks

Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks was killed in a single-vehicle crash while responding to a shots fired call at approximately 11:30 pm.

He was driving on Highway 158 just outside of Garysburg when his patrol car left the roadway, entered a ditch, and overturned several times. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after midnight.

Deputy Brooks had served with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office for only six months. He is survived by several children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 414

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 13, 2019

emergency response, shots fired call, single vehicle crash

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To know you was a privilege bro. I miss you so much, I only wish I could have helped in some way. Your brothers and sisters here at Northampton County Sheriffs Office are mourning you, mourning the loss of a dear friend, family member, and just a all around great guy. Until I see you again bro, rest easy. -Joe

Deputy Joseph Comeaux
Northampton County Sheriffs Office

January 3, 2020

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