Police Officer Charles Richard Thomas Haist

Police Officer Charles Richard Thomas Haist

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, February 16, 2005

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Charles Richard Thomas Haist

Police Officer Chuck Haist was responding to a distress call when his patrol car collided with a pickup truck at approximately 5:30 am on McDonough Hampton Road, near I-75. The impact caused Officer Haist's patrol to overturn and land upside-down.

The driver of the pickup truck was also transported to the hospital with injuries.

Three suspects were apprehended in the incident Officer Haist was responding to.

Officer Haist had served with the Henry County Police Department for two years and had served in law enforcement for a total of six years. He is survived by two young daughters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 110

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Forever missing my brother! I will never forget how the HCPD came along side of the family after and remained there for years. Chuck, your smile, your love of life, your love of others were so unique and contagious! Thank you for always being by friend and brother!
Greg banks

Greg banks
Lifelong friend

February 16, 2021

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