Sergeant Charles Thomas Hammock

Sergeant Charles Thomas Hammock

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, December 18, 1990

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Charles Thomas Hammock

Sergeant Charles Hammock was shot and killed. Sergeant Hammock had just finished working special duty at a basketball game and had stopped at a fast food store when he asked a couple of young males in the parking lot to turn down their loud stereo. The young males followed him home pulled behind him and blocked his vehicle, and as he exited his vehicle, he was shot once in the chest.

Three suspects were arrested and tried in connection with the shooting. Two were convicted of murder and sentenced to life. The third suspect was acquitted.

Sergeant Hammock is survived by his mother, daughter, and granddaughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 31 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Sgt. Hammock,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Augusta. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 18, 2020

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