Trooper Billy A. Tanner

Trooper Billy A. Tanner

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, April 11, 1970

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Billy A. Tanner

Trooper Tanner was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing escapees. He was attempting to get a head of the pursuit to set up a road block when he lost control of his patrol car on GA-225, near Calhoun.

Trooper Tanner had served with the Georgia State Patrol for one year. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 268

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

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April 11, 2020

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