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Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman | Jemison Police Department, Alabama Jemison Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

Donald Joshua Newman

Jemison Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, March 5, 2011

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 411

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 3/5/2011

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Donald Newman was killed in an automobile accident while responding to head-on vehicle crash involving children.

His patrol car hydroplaned during a period of heavy rain and struck a utility pole on U.S. Highway 31.

Officer Newman had served with the Jemison Police Department for just over two years and had previously served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force for six years where he served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

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Owens Cross Roads Police Department
January 31, 2014

 

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