Marshal Ed Sims

Marshal Ed Sims

Maysville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, January 3, 1924

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Ed Sims

Marshal Sims was shot and killed by the son of a man he was attempting to arrest on a warrant at 3:30 pm.

Marshal Sims was walking to town with his six-year-old son when he came across a father and son he had warrants for. As Marshal Sims attempted to arrest them, the son leveled a rifle at him and fired, striking him in the neck. As Marshal Sims fell, he got off a shot, hitting the shooter in the stomach.

Marshal Sims died almost immediately, and the shooter died five days later.

Marshal Sims had served with the Maysville Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and three daughters.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Died from gunshot fired by Marshal Sims

arrest attempt, warrant

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Marshal Sims,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Maysville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 3, 2024

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