Deputy Sheriff Andy Huston Jenkins

Deputy Sheriff Andy Huston Jenkins

Claiborne County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 31, 1920

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Andy Huston Jenkins

Deputy Sheriff Andy Jenkins succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier while attempting to arrest a miner at Sterling, Tennessee.

Despite his wounds, Deputy Jenkins returned fire and killed the subject.

Deputy Jenkins was taken to a hospital in Middlesboro, Kentucky, where he succumbed to his wounds on December 31st, 1920.

Deputy Jenkins was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, December 27, 1920
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without honoring our heroes of the past, Your heroism and service is honored today, the 101st anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 12, 2021

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