Deputy Joe Henry Griffith

Deputy Joe Henry Griffith

Coleman County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, February 17, 1924

Joe Henry Griffith

Deputy Griffith was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to arrest a man for drunkenness. The suspect was arrested and later stabbed to death in jail.

Bio

  • Age 62
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Murdered in jail

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I am not sure if we are related or not my daughter thinks you are her third great uncle. I do know that you did the name we share very proud. An example and standard to live by. We will always be Brothers in Profession . RIP

Deputy Johnny C. GRIFFITH
Potter County Sheriff's Department Amarillo, Tx.

April 7, 2018

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