Welcome to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office
The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office proudly serves the citizens of Lafayette County by providing the following services: Uniformed Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Court Services, Corrections, Dispatch / 911 Call Center, Records, and Administration. LCSO serves all of Lafayette County, including the town of Mayo and the communities of Day, Cooks Hammock, and Hatchbend.
In Memory Of
Sheriff Norman Pearson, End of Watch: 10/24/1931
Sheriff Norman Pearson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for illegally transporting liquor. He was shot in the stomach
several times and died after being transported to a hospital. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to prison.
Sheriff Pearson had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office for nearly two years. He was survived by his wife and 10 children.
Officer Down Memorial Page Tribute: http://www.odmp.org/officer/21161-sheriff-norman-pearson#ixzz1wJpSbVhI
In Memory Of
Sheriff William B. Mathis, End of Watch: 02/25/1901
Sheriff Mathis was shot and killed by a murder suspect that he and his posse were in pursuit of. A few hours earlier, the suspect had shot and
mortally wounded a naval stores operator in his commissary on the Suwanee River. When Sheriff Mathis came upon the suspect, a demand to surrender was met with gunfire. Sheriff Mathis fell mortally wounded but was able to return fire and killed the suspect.
Officer Down Memorial Page Tribute: http://www.odmp.org/officer/19443-sheriff-william-b-mathis#ixzz1wJnky4iq