Detective George Wayman Hester

Detective George Wayman Hester

Ocilla Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 12, 1996

George Wayman Hester

Detective George Hester was shot and killed by a murder suspect. The suspect was hiding in a closet and as Detective Hester entered the room he was shot. Backup officers on the scene shot and killed the suspect.

Detective Hester had served with the agency for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 08

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 3, 2018

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