Detective Samuel A. Smith

Detective Samuel A. Smith

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, October 24, 1932

Samuel A. Smith

Detective Smith succumbed to injuries received in an automobile accident two days earlier. He was returning from Mabelton, Georgia, following an auto-theft investigation when his department vehicle was struck by another car and pushed into a telephone pole.

Detective Smith had served with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 22, 1932

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Detective Smith,

I did not know you and did not know of your service until today. I did know your son, Sam Smith. He was my stepfather and someone I loved and respected. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace

Janet Layfield
step-daughter of your son

November 7, 2018

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