Deputy Sheriff Clyde Sears

Deputy Sheriff Clyde Sears

Bacon County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, December 5, 1968

Clyde Sears

Deputy Sears was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance. Deputy Sears had taken the day off due to an illness but had responded to the call because the sheriff was out of town and the suspect was known to him. When he arrived at the scene the suspect told him to come inside. As he did so the suspect shot him in the abdomen, killing him. The suspect was convicted of murdering Deputy Sears and sentenced to life in prison.

Deputy Sears was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and four sisters.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Love and miss you brother. Our time was cut short by a man that only got 8 1/2 years in prison. Don't understand how this happen. I have a wonderful family and we all miss you. Wish you were here.


December 7, 2016

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