Sheriff Aaron Mitchell sadly announces former Sabine Parish Sheriff James Alfice Brumley, Jr passed away this morning. Sheriff Brumley served the citizens of Sabine Parish for many years.
Brumley started his law enforcement career in the early 1960s with the Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Thomas “Pappy” Phillips, then served under Sheriff Harold Sandel.
Brumley was then appointed Chief of Police of the Town of Many in 1972. Brumley was later elected Chief of Police and served until 1978.
Brumley campaigned and was elected Sheriff of Sabine Parish in 1978. Sheriff Brumley served 18 years as Sheriff until 1996.
Sheriff Brumley did not meet a stranger and he was respected throughout the community.
Sheriff Mitchell and his staff offer their deepest sympathies and prayers to Brumley’s family.