Trooper John Frank Bass, Jr.

Trooper John Frank Bass, Jr.

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, February 15, 1950

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John Frank Bass, Jr.

Trooper John Bass was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on 24th Avenue, West of 5th Street in Cordele, Georgia.

Trooper Bass had served with the Georgia State Patrol for two years and had previously served with the United States Army with the military police. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 188
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Bass,
On today, the 63rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Georgia. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

February 15, 2013

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