Sergeant James Curtis "Jimmy" Gilbert

Sergeant James Curtis "Jimmy" Gilbert

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 2, 2004

James Curtis "Jimmy" Gilbert

Sergeant James Gilbert was killed when his patrol car struck the back of a tractor trailer that was parked illegally on the shoulder of I-75 at approximately 6:00 am.

He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Sergeant Gilbert had served with the Henry County Police Department for 11 years and had served in law enforcement for a total of 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 144

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Its hard to believe your 14,yr anniversary is tomorrow! Not a day goes by that I don’t miss u! I think I miss u more now than ever bc your grandbabies are getting so big and I know u would have spoiled them rotten! But they know what a hero their PawPaw Jimmy was Abby is almost 14 and Gavin is 8! And your newest granddaughter Kynleigh Hope will be making her appearances in a few months, I am so proud of the Man Austin has become and I know u are so proud of him.And I am so glad he will have a daddy’s girl, like Sarah and I were yours! And Sarah got her Driver’s License ! I will never let you be forgotten! You were and will always be my HERO! I love and miss you so much! For my birthday this year, I'm asking for donations to Georgia Fraternal Order of Police Foundation. I've chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you'll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. Every little bit will help me reach my goal. I did this to honor you and all the other fallen officers! I will never forget my Hero!

Love ❤️ Always,
Daddy’s Oldest Girl

Jennifet Allison (Gilbert) Harris
Oldest Daughter

May 1, 2018

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