Deputy Sheriff John Flemon Lindsey

Deputy Sheriff John Flemon Lindsey

Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 5, 1914

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John Flemon Lindsey

Deputy Sheriff Lindsey was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect for a domestic incident. Deputy Lindsey approached the suspect from the front and began patting him down. The suspect pulled a .38-caliber revolver and killed Deputy Lindsey.

The suspect was captured two days later in Brevard, North Carolina. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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