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Panola County Sheriff's Office Patch
Resided: Carthage TX, USA
Born: Jan. 17, 1991  
Fallen: Dec. 31, 2019
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 28 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Panola County Sheriff's Office - TX
314 W Wellington St  
Carthage, TX   75633   USA
(903)693-0333
County: Panola
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
On The Job: 8 years
Bio: Deputy Dickerson was born in Marshall, TX to Willie Jackson Dickerson and Rebecca Aline Dickerson. Chris was raised in Carthage, Texas graduating from Carthage High School with the class of 2009.

He attended Aviation School in Norfolk, Virginia, while serving in the Texas Army National Guard from 2008-2016 and graduated the Kilgore Police Academy working for the Panola County Sheriffs Department where he served as a deputy, and a member of the Panola County Honor Guard.

Chris married Krista LaNae Edge September 18, 2010, and together they have two loving daughters. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, served with the Red Cross, and Carthage Volunteer Fire Department. He coached in the Panola County Girls' Softball Association, loved golfing and spending time with his daughters, and family making bonfires and cooking.

Survived by:
Krista - Wife
and two daughters

Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: Gregory Newson / Male - 47 years old
facing a charge of capital murder of a police officer

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Location:   Gary City, TX   USA   Tue. Dec. 31, 2019
Summary: Deputy Sheriff Chris Dickerson was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on FM 10 near FM 2260 in Gary City at 2:00 am.

During the stop the driver suddenly exited the vehicle and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle, shooting Deputy Dickerson six times. Nearby residents who heard the gunshots found Deputy Dickerson in the roadway. He was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

The subject who shot him fled to Shreveport, Louisiana, where he was apprehended by a police canine after being involved in a vehicle crash. He remains in custody awaiting extradition on capital murder charges.

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