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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Thoughts of you often his month, with the deaths of the 3 Louisiana Police Officers this month.


August 31, 2015

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