Sergeant David Paul Land

Sergeant David Paul Land

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, March 26, 2003

David Paul Land

Sergeant Land was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a fight call, involving two motorists on the side of a highway, at approximately 1600 hours.

His police motorcycle collided with two vehicles on Highway 20 just south of Georgia 400.

Sergeant Land had been promoted to the rank of sergeant only two days earlier. He had been with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department for five years, and had been in law enforcement for a total of 12 years. He is survived by his wife and 6-year-old daughter.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 740

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Every time I drive past that spot on Buford Highway (and I do almost every day), I think of you Brother. Still miss you as I'm sure everyone who knew you does. Godspeed.

Matt Freeman, Sergeant (Retired)
Roswell Police Department

June 13, 2017

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