Police Officer Shawn Newlin

Police Officer Shawn Newlin

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, March 4, 2007

Shawn Newlin

Police Officer Shawn Newlin died from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral.

Officer Newlin was working an off-duty funeral detail in uniform when his motorcycle struck the back of a car that had stopped suddenly in the middle of the road. Officer Newlin was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious injuries. He fell into a coma and died four days later.

He had served with the Clayton County Police Department for nine months, and is survived by his wife, two-year-old daughter, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 18557

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 28, 2007

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Thank you for your service my brother. May you rest in perpetual peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)
N.Y.P.D.

March 4, 2017

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