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Police Officer Roy Edward James | Moultrie Police Department, Georgia Moultrie Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Roy Edward James

Moultrie Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, August 13, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Roy James was shot and killed after he and his partner arrested a man for being drunk in public. As they drove him to jail the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot and killed Officer James. He then pointed the gun at Officer James' partner who was able to knock it out of his hand and take him into custody.

Officer James had been with the agency for three years. He was survived by his wife and two stepsons.

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