Deputy Sheriff Robert King Vann

Deputy Sheriff Robert King Vann

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, September 27, 1889

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Robert King Vann

Deputy Vann was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man. The suspect immediately opened fire with a shotgun, killing Deputy Vann. The suspect fled the scene but was shot and killed by a posse four hours later.

Deputy Vann was survived by his wife and children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

warrant service

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 27, 2020

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