Deputy Sheriff Jeffery Mark Gathings

Deputy Sheriff Jeffery Mark Gathings

West Carroll Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, June 19, 1988

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Jeffery Mark Gathings

Deputy Sheriff Jeffery Gathings was shot and killed during an escape at the Sheriff's Department.

He was working as a dispatcher when a man entered the jail, shot him, and freed two prisoners.

Deputy Gathings was survived by his wife, parents, and three brothers.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

escape attempt

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I remember this like it was yesterday.I was just a 17days passed my 18 birthday and I as sitting in church when the church got the news and the pastor let church out early due to them not knowing where the assailant was. My thoughts and prayers to your family and all your love ones you left behind.I know it doesn't ever go away but in time it will get easier.. Rip officer gathering


September 28, 2021

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