Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin

Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, November 2, 2003

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Gregory Floyd Medlin

Lieutenant Gregory Medlin succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile crash five weeks earlier.

He was responding to a call involving a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a church shortly after midnight when his patrol car left the roadway on Bethel Road near College Road. The patrol car flipped over several times, and Lieutenant Medlin was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, where he remained until his death.

Lieutenant Medlin had served with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department for 10 years. He is survived by his two young daughters, parents, two sisters, and nephew.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 73

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 25, 2003

suspicious vehicle, vehicle crash

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREG! Although you would have been 52 years old today, I still think of you as the prank pulling young police officer. I love and miss you every single day. Your grandson, Maverick may grow up to be just like you. Just know you are Loved and Missed today on your birthday. Pray you are happy with the angels in heaven. Keep watch over us daily. I love you and dad.

Mother/ Liz Medlin

May 22, 2024

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