Lieutenant Coy N. Smith

Lieutenant Coy N. Smith

Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, June 28, 1994

Coy N. Smith

Lieutenant Coy Smith was shot and killed after stopping a suspect who had murdered Greenville, Alabama, Officer Gary Heath and Pearl River County, Mississippi, Sheriff's Deputy Len Rowell.

As Lieutenant Smith was calling the tag number the suspect shot him in the head.

The suspect committed suicide later in the day after being surrounded by federal agents.

Lieutenant Smith had served with the agency for 28 years.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 28

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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
Texas

July 4, 2015

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