Police Officer James Frederick "Freddie" Norman, II

Police Officer James Frederick "Freddie" Norman, II

Cobb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, February 14, 2009

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James Frederick "Freddie" Norman, II

Officer Freddie Norman succumbed to injuries sustained 21 years earlier when his patrol car was struck by a teenage drunk driver as he responded to an emergency call. The accident left him as a quadriplegic. His death was determined to be a direct result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

The drunk driver was sentenced to six months in a halfway house and was forbidden from ever holding a Georgia driver's license.

Officer Norman is survived by his wife, three daughters, and three grandsons.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 2 years, 8 months
  • Badge 227

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 17, 1988
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 6 months

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Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

Rev. Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DD, MSBS
Licensed & Ordained Independent Christian Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

July 29, 2018

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