Deputy Sheriff Dana Denise Shaw

Deputy Sheriff Dana Denise Shaw

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, August 8, 1999

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Dana Denise Shaw

Deputy Sheriff Dana Shaw was killed in a single-vehicle crash at approximately 4:20 am on East Cherokee Drive near Highway 5.

Her patrol car went out of control after topping a hill, spun several times, and struck a utility pole. She was killed upon impact.

Deputy Shaw had served with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office for two years. She is survived by her son and daughter.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 211

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Deputy Shaw’s daughter Kayleigh has become a Cherokee County Deputy. Kayleigh has posted several posts below.

I live only a few hundred yards from the accident scene. It was a tragic night.

Deputy Shaw is remembered. Young Deputy Shaw will do a fine job. God Bess them both and their families.

Richard P

September 16, 2020

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