Fallen Heroes

Deputies Killed in the Line of Duty

Michael Brandon Lassiter
5/8/1973 - 4/8/2004

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On 4/8/2004 Deputy Michael Brandon Lassiter was patrolling on US Highway 84 east of Andalusia. At approximately 12:49 AM his patrol car was struck head-on by a Ford Explorer. Deputy Lassiter died as a result of the injuries he sustained. Deputy Lassiter was a dedicated and hard-working deputy who will be missed by all.

(Go to Officer Down Memorial Page for their tribute to Deputy Brandon Lassiter)

William Heath Kelley
RIP "2319"

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On 4/18/2014 Deputy William Heath Kelley "2319" was responding to an automobile accident with injuries on Al 55 South of Andalusia, Deputy Kelley's patrol car started hydroplaning due to the excessive amount of rain that had fallen, causing him to strike another vehicle. Due to the injuries Deputy Kelley received during the accident, Deputy Kelley passed away at approximately 9:05 a.m. He was a great man, a family man and a great Deputy and will be deeply missed by all.
08/12/1967-04/18/2014 RIP "2319"

(Go to Officer Down Memorial Page for their tribute to Deputy William Heath Kelley)

Sgt. Larry Edward Smith
"RIP "2308"

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On 09/30/2015 Sgt. Larry Smith lost his life due to injuries following a motorcycle accident while off duty. He will be missed by his brothers in brown. RIP "2308"