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Chief of Police Jack A. Samuels | Waynesboro Police Department, Georgia Waynesboro Police Department, Georgia

Chief of Police

Jack A. Samuels

Waynesboro Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, June 23, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Chief of Police Jack Samuels was shot and killed as he and other officers raided a blind tiger in search of illegal whiskey. A member of the raiding posse was also shot and critically wounded. The suspect, who opened fire fire from a chimney he was hiding in, was shot and killed.

Chief Samuels had served with the Waynesboro Police Department for six years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 23, 2015


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