Chief Investigator Thomas Wayne Daughdrill, Sr.

Chief Investigator Thomas Wayne Daughdrill, Sr.

Pike County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, August 26, 1992

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Thomas Wayne Daughdrill, Sr.

Investigator Thomas Daughdrill was shot and killed while responding to a burglary call.

While Searching for the burglary suspect, Investigator Daughdrill and another officer took shelter from a rain squall in an old barn during Hurricane Andrew. The suspect was hiding behind them in the barn and opened fire with a shotgun, wounding the officer and killing Investigator Daughdrill.

Investigator Daughdrill had served with the agency for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge P-4

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Investigator Daughdrill, as time continues to pass by your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Pike County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

August 26, 2016

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