Today marks 17 years since Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant David P. Land was killed in the line of duty.
Shortly after 1:30 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Sheriff’s Deputy Kenterrous Taylor, aged 27, was thrown from his cruiser in a crash near the intersection of Forsyth Road and Napier Avenue, Macon, GA.
The Cartersville Police Department has expressed its deepest condolences to the family of Officer Sarah Beth Barnes, aged 32, who passed away in Dallas, Georgia, as a result of a tragic, off-duty motor vehicle crash, which occurred just before 5:30pm on January 30th, 2020.
Deputy Sheriff Sheldon Gordon Whiteman, of Long County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia, was killed in a crash while involved in a vehicle pursuit at approximately 3:00am, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.
Georgia State Police said the pursuit began in Ludowici when a Ludowici officer spotted a motorist running stop signs in the city. The officer began to pursue the driver [south eastwards] on Highway 57 in the direction of McIntosh County.
Trooper Jose A. Rosado was killed in a two-car collision on January 24, 2007, in the town of Southampton, Suffolk County.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Officer Paul Dunn, 50, of Lakeland Police, was killed in a one-vehicle crash on his police motorcycle. This occurred about 5:45 a.m. this morning — January 9, 2020 — on Lakeland Highlands Road just south of Lake Miriam Drive.