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Patrolman Anthony Edward Jenkins | Meigs Police Department, Georgia Meigs Police Department, Georgia


Anthony Edward Jenkins

Meigs Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 29, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Two charged with murder

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Patrolman Anthony Jenkins was shot and killed shortly before midnight just before the end of his shift. After being found Patrolman Jenkins was transported to Archibald Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds four hours later. Two suspects were arrested and charged with murder.

Patrolman Jenkins was still a trainee and was filling in on patrol because the agency was short-staffed. He had served with the Meigs Police Department for only two months.

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I remember this incident as if it was yesterday. I was only a kid when it happended but wondered how someone could shoot someone for doing there job. I always admired Tony as a police officer and today I am proud to say that he is one of my heroes of Law Enforcement. R.I.P Big Brad

Sgt Frederick Peoples
Marine Corps Police Department
January 13, 2014


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