Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Officer Sife Perdue was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession.
He had stopped traffic at an intersection and after the last vehicle in the procession passed he began to pass the procession en route to the next intersection. As he began to pull away he struck the back of a truck that had stopped for the procession. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
Officer Perdue was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the Columbus Police Department and was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.