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Detective George Wayman Hester | Ocilla Police Department, Georgia Ocilla Police Department, Georgia


George Wayman Hester

Ocilla Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Thursday, September 12, 1996

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 08

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Detective George Hester was shot and killed by a murder suspect. The suspect was hiding in a closet and as Detective Hester entered the room he was shot. Backup officers on the scene shot and killed the suspect.

Detective Hester had served with the agency for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
September 12, 2016


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