Hired: Oct. 01, 1973
Died: Dec. 03, 1979 at 40 years of age
Survivors/Wife: Laverne Amos/May; Children: Three daughters
Allen Amos, a life long resident of Immokalee, on December 3rd, 1979 responded to a report of gun shots in the area of the Immokalee Ranch Feed Lots. Upon arriving he and one other deputy observed two (2) juveniles, who had apparently illegally killed a hog. While arresting these juveniles a shot was fired by a 26 year old male who was concealed near-by. Allen was struck, by a bullet, in the head and died instantly.