G eorge Lasrono Bryant: High Springs Town Marshall
December 3rd, 1908. Shot and killed by an intoxicated suspect while investigating a disturbance.
Charles Herman Slaughter: Alachua County Deputy Sheriff
May 11th, 1912. Shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person at a large block party.
Josiah Hall: Waldo Town Marshall
September 19th, 1912. Shot and killed while attempting to capture a bootlegger.
Samuel George Wynne: Alachua County Deputy Sheriff & Constable of Newberry
August 18th, 1916. Deputy Wynne was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant for stealing hogs.
Robert Edward Arnow: Alachua County Deputy Sheriff
June 18th, 1921. Deputy Arnow was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a man for carrying a concealed weapon.
Jackson Pinkston Bennett: Gainesville Police Officer
Officer Bennett died after being bitten on March 25, 1936 by a rabid dog while on patrol. Officer Bennett was attempting to capture the dog as part of a county-wide effort to get unlicensed animals off the street. He was diagnosed with rabies too late to be treated, and he succumbed to the illness a little over a month later on April 27, 1936.
Shannon Ray Stephenson: Gainesville Police Officer
June 15th, 1980. Officer Shannon Stephenson was shot and killed after responding to reports of officers who were under fire.
Jack Allerton Romeis: Alachua County Deputy Sheriff
February 1st, 1988. Killed in an accident that occurred while in a high-speed pursuit of wanted suspects attempting to flee in a stolen vehicle.
Scott Matthew Baird: Gainesville Police Officer
February 12th, 2001. Killed after being struck by an automobile while attempting to remove debris from a roadway. The debris, a large baseball batting cage, is believed to have been placed in the road as a prank.
Corey Allen Dahlem: Gainesville Police Lieutenant
Died of injuries sustained on April 3rd, 2007. Struck by an impaired driver while assisting with crowd control after the 2007 University of Florida National Championship game/victory.
Pay tribute by visiting the Gator Lodge #67 LEO Memorial at the
Kanapaha Veterans Memorial Park
Deputy Sheriff and Hero Robert Lundy of the Taylor County Sheriff's Office was the 2014 Alachua County Law Enforcement Officers ~ Memorial Service keynote speaker. A survivor of a shot gun blast to his mid-section back in early February by a disgruntled car dealership employee, Deputy Lundy was able to return fire and take out the suspect.
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