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Special Officer Gideon Littleton Mathis | Sandersville Police Department, Georgia Sandersville Police Department, Georgia

Special Officer

Gideon Littleton Mathis

Sandersville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Friday, December 23, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Special Officer Mathis was shot and killed on Jernigan Street by a man he was attempting to arrest for his refusal to submit to compulsory vaccination. The suspect was captured by a posse one mile north of town and lodged in the county jail. He was tried and acquitted.

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Rest in Peace, Special Officer Mathis. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 3, 2012

 

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