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Corporal Rufus Earle Brown
Mobile Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: March 23, 1997

Cause: Assault

Corporal Rufus Earle Brown responded to a disturbance complaint at the intersection of Government Street and South Dearborn Street, during the Mardi Gras celebration. While on the scene, a male subject beat Corporal Brown's head against a cement curb in the street causing injuries. Corporal Brown begin suffering seizures from these injuries and was forced to retire in 1993.

On March 23, 1997, Corporal Brown suffered a grand mal seizure and died as a result of the assault in February 1993.


Corporal Brown had served with the Mobile Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


May God Bless You and May You Rest in Peace.

A HERO for Sure.

You Served Well

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