Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond

Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond

Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 13, 2005

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Tara Marie Drummond

Officer Tara Drummond was accidentally shot and killed while attending training at the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. She was shot during a firearms training session when the instructor's firearm discharged as he was performing a demonstration. Officer Drummond was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to the wound.

Officer Drummond was sworn in as an officer with the Kennesaw Police Department only four months earlier. She is survived by her parents and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge 9979

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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I miss you and will never forget you. It’s been 15 years, but I still remember it like it was yesterday. More importantly, I still remember you as you were. Your kind spirit and fun-loving nature was unmatched. You might be gone, but your spirit lives on through everyone who had the pleasure of knowing you. You truly were a light for the rest of us.

Matt / OGA

October 2, 2020

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