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Senior Patrol Officer Jimmy Gering Brooks, Sr. | Madison Police Department, Mississippi Madison Police Department, Mississippi

Senior Patrol Officer

Jimmy Gering Brooks, Sr.

Madison Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 31 years, 6 months

Badge # 257

Cause: Motorcycle accident

Incident Date: 3/23/2011

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Senior Patrol Officer Jimmy Brooks was killed in a motorcycle accident while en route to police headquarters to pick up his department-issued motorcycle at approximately 6:40 am.

He was driving his personal motorcycle, but wearing his police uniform, when an excavator pulled into his path at the intersection of Highway 51 and Hoy Road which resulted in a collision. He was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Brooks had served with the Madison Police Department for 10-1/2 years and had previously served with the Vicksburg Police Department for 21 years, including as its chief. He is survived by his wife and five children.

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Thank you for your service SPO Brooks. Reading the reflections left by the people who knew you shows to me the kind of person you were. God Bless you and your family. May you rest in peace.

Jim O'Brien
Nephew of Officer Joe O'Brien EOW 12/24/1968
March 23, 2014

 

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