Major Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Major Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Pascagoula Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, May 22, 1976

Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Major Smith was killed in an auto accident with a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver.

Major Smith was returning from a security detail involving the 1st Lady of France at the time of the incident.

Major Smith had served with the Pascagoula Police Department for 16 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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I remember this day when I arrived 43 years ago while driving a ambulance for my dad who was also there in another ambulance. When we saw it was you It was a very serene atmosphere with other officers were arriving. You were known as a outstanding officer by you department and other agency in the county...

Lt Mike Bryant
City of Stone Mountain Police, Georgia

December 13, 2017

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