Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 73
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 9/25/2003
Lieutenant Gregory Medlin succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident five weeks earlier.
He was responding to a call involving a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a church shortly after midnight, when his patrol car left the roadway on Bethel Road near College Road. The patrol car flipped over several times and Lieutenant Medlin was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, where he remained until his death.
Lieutenant Medlin had served with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department for 10 years. He is survived by his two young daughters, parents, two sisters, and nephew.