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Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond | Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Tara Marie Drummond

Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 4 months

Badge # 9979

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Tara Drummond was accidentally shot and killed while attending training at the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. She was shot during a firearms training session when the instructor's firearm discharged as he was performing a demonstration. Officer Drummond was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to the wound.

Officer Drummond was sworn in as an officer with the Kennesaw Police Department only four months earlier. She is survived by her parents and siblings.

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Tara, it has been 11 years since you left us. Today is a bitter sweet day for me... You left on the same day as my wedding anniversary. My wife and I have been married 31 years today. We keep your memory alive each year. I know nothing on this earth can compare with the joy you experience every day with the Lord Jesus. For that I am envious. We miss you and will never forget

Sgt Brice Barth
Kennesaw Police Department
September 13, 2016


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