Deputy Sheriff George Clem Douglas

Deputy Sheriff George Clem Douglas

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 27, 1921

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George Clem Douglas

Deputy Sheriff George Douglas was shot and killed while he and his son attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a man at dredging camp at the head of the Miami Canal in the Bare Beach area (modern-day Lake Harbor).

Both Deputy Douglas and his son were shot but only Deputy Douglas died as a result.

Deputy Douglas had served the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for just one year. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

warrant service

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 27, 2020

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