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Police Officer Jarvis Darren Crumley | DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Jarvis Darren Crumley

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 29, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Officer Crumley was killed when his patrol car struck a utility pole as he was responding to assist another officer. The second officer had been left with three juvenile car thief suspects when other units on the scene left to assist in another car chase.

When the other units left several adults appeared and began to argue with the officer, who then requested assistance. Officer Crumley was responding from approximately a quarter mile away. He was travelling at a high rate of speed and, as he crested a hill, another vehicle pulled out 400 yards in front of him. He swerved to avoid the vehicle and struck the utility pole, cracking it in half. The driver of the second vehicle, who was driving drunk, was arrested later in the night. Officer Crumley was wearing his seat-belt and his airbag deployed but impact was so great that he still suffered fatal injuries.

Officer Crumley had served with the agency since August 1997. He is survived by his wife and one child.

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Just wanted to drop by back and reflect a little bro. Still seems like yesterday we were getting our butts kicked in Dekalb's 54th Academy. Even through blood, sweat & tears, you kept that big smile! Then we both ended up at the same precinct. Good Times, Great Memories! I miss you man! R.I.P

Former Ofc Carlos Lawrence
Former DKPD Classmate/Officer
January 9, 2014


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