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Chief Investigator Alex Roy Boston Police Department, Georgia

Chief Investigator

Alex Roy "Al" Suarez, Sr.

Boston Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Friday, May 4, 2007

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 15 years

Badge # B10

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 5/4/2007

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Not available

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Chief Investigator Alex Suarez was accidentally shot and killed by another officer as the officer finished cleaning his gun during a shift change at the police station. The weapon was discharged after the officer reloaded it. Chief Investigator Suarez was hit in the chest.

Chief Investigator Suarez's wife was a 911 operator for the county and was on duty when the incident occurred.

He had previously served as the agency's police chief for 15 years, as a jailer with the Thomas County Sheriff's Office, and as a corrections officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections. He is survived by his wife, four sons, and two brothers.

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We miss you more than words can express. To this day and forever always, he mourns the loss of his friend and partner. It is difficult for one to live and move on while you are gone. He looked up to you. Words will never express how we truly feel. God Bless you Al Suarez.

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May 4, 2012

 

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