Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Dominion of British West Florida recognizes another Hero of Justice
The Most Honourable Reserve Deputy Joe Bill Galloway, Hero of Justice was added to the Dominion's Hero of Justice page today.
The Most Honourable Resverve Deputy Joe Bill Galloway, Hero of Justice served in the Holmes County (Barony of Holmes) Sheriff's Office.
His End of Watch was Monday, August 20, 2007.
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Monday, August 20, 2007
Incident Location: Alabama
Deputy Joe Galloway was killed when his patrol car struck a tree during a vehicle pursuit.
He was attempting to catch a speeding motorist and had just crossed the state line into Geneva County, Alabama, when he lost control of his patrol car. The vehicle struck a tree and flipped onto its roof, killing him.
Deputy Galloway was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Holmes County Sheriff's Office for one year. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.