Trooper James David Young

Trooper James David Young

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 4, 1975

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James David Young

Trooper Young and Sergeant Willis Haralson, of the Cordele Police Department, Georgia, were shot and killed by a suspect who had managed to gain control of Trooper Young's service weapon. Trooper Young had arrested the man and brought him to the Cordele Police Department for a breath test when the suspect attacked the trooper.

The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to life but served only 14 years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 481

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Served 14 years

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Rest in peace Trooper Young.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2020

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