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Police Officer Shawn Newlin | Clayton County Police Department, Georgia Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Shawn Newlin

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, March 4, 2007

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 9 months

Badge # 18557

Cause: Motorcycle accident

Incident Date: 2/28/2007

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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.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.
Shawn, I'm sure you know it but you have AMAZING parents!!!! I know your watching over them both and giving your mom strength. Please continue to watch over them both. You'll always be remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
March 4, 2015


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