Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years, 8 months
Badge # 227
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 4/17/1988
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to 6 months
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.