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Police Officer Herbert Lee Evans, Jr. | Augusta Police Department, Georgia Augusta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Herbert Lee Evans, Jr.

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, July 3, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 281

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Police Officer Herbert Evans was accidentally shot and killed by another officer inside the Augusta Police Headquarters. The Officer accused of the shooting was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and resigned from the force.

Officer Evans had served with the agency for only one year. He was survived by his wife, son, mother, stepfather, and sister.

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Officer Herbert Evans was my recruit and as a new officer full of laughter and happiness. Officer Evans was happy and talked often about his wife and son. Officer Evans was eager to learned and excited about becoming a Police Officer. People often said that we looked like brothers. Rest In Peace, my comrade.....

FTO Napoleon Jones "1988"
Augusta Police Department
December 24, 2016

 

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