Investigator Anthony Joseph "TJ" Freeman

Investigator Anthony Joseph "TJ" Freeman

Bibb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, May 5, 2016

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Anthony Joseph "TJ" Freeman

Investigator TJ Freeman was killed when his patrol vehicle was rammed by a suspect vehicle during a pursuit at approximately 3:00 am.

Another deputy had initiated the pursuit after encountering the suspicious vehicle that contained a wanted subject. The pursuit traveled down Columbus Road, where the fleeing vehicle drove into Investigator Freeman's vehicle at the intersection with Buena Vista Drive.

Investigator Freeman was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His canine partner was in the vehicle at the time but was not injured.

The wanted subject was taken into custody with minor injuries from the collision. He was convicted of Vehicular homicide, fleeing and eluding police, and DUI. He was sentenced to 20 years.

Investigator Freeman had served with the Macon Police Department and the Bibb County Sheriff's Office for a total of seven years and was assigned to the Narcotics Division. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 504

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender 20 years

vehicle pursuit

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Today as I sit at work and look out my door and the weather is rainy and a little chill is in the air. I think of you and how much I miss you and love you. I still have hard days with out you and I thought the days would get easier but they do not. Just want you to knw that I LOVE you and MISS you so very much. I know you are with Granny and Papa now and that makes me know that you have someone there with you. I still look to the sky at night for my signs that you send to let me know everything is alright and that you are watching over me. Until I see you again LOVE YOU. Love your mama

Vicki Lindsey TJ's Mom

September 10, 2022

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