Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff David Algerine Crawford

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, February 7, 1903

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Reflections for Sheriff David Algerine Crawford

I am the grandson of Sheriff Crawford.
My name is Glenn Watkins.
My mother Martha Elizabeth was his daughter. I have a photo of him and the family.
Thank you for your bravery and service.

Glenn Watkins
Grandson

December 11, 2019

Rest in Peace, Sheriff Crawford. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 1, 2012

Obviously a man who was respected and appreciated by the people he served. Their payback on the murderer earns kudos from me for sure.

You are not forgotten sir.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 7, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. You must have been a loved and respected member of your community given the community reaction to your murder. How nice that your great grandsons discovered this site and were able to post a reflection.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

Anonymous

February 7, 2009

As great grandsons of Sheriff Crawford (now 86 & 78) we are proud to finally have a few more details concerning our great grandfather. It turns out that the details on this web page surrounding his death are surprisingly close to the information that was passed down to us many years ago.

We are proud of his service and sacrifice also!

E & G Mixon
Great Grandsons

June 9, 2008

I AM HONORED TO LEAVE A REFLECTION FOR YOU AS YOU ARE ADDED TO THIS SITE OF FALLEN HEROES. THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

April 30, 2008

Sheriff,

To have a crowd break INTO the jail and take your killer shows how much you were loved by the community that you served. You must have been a great person. I look forward to meeting you at the great roll call above.

God Speed Sheriff.

April 15, 2008

Sheriff Crawford,
It has taken over 105 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Johnson County.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

April 15, 2008

Sheriff Crawford,
Thank You for your service and sacrifice. YOU are a HERO!!You may have left us but you will never be forgotten...
God Bless you... Rest in Peace..

Joyce
Sister of Officer John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

April 14, 2008

I am honored to be among the first to leave a reflection honoring your bravery and courage. Although 105 years have passed since your tragic and brutal murder, your name is now known, you will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten again!

DET SGT, Retired
AR

April 14, 2008

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