Chief Investigator Alex Roy "Al" Suarez, Sr.

Chief Investigator Alex Roy "Al" Suarez, Sr.

Boston Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, May 4, 2007

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Alex Roy "Al" Suarez, Sr.

Chief Investigator Alex Suarez was accidentally shot and killed by another officer as the officer finished cleaning his gun during a shift change at the police station. The weapon was discharged after the officer reloaded it. Chief Investigator Suarez was hit in the chest.

Chief Investigator Suarez's wife was a 911 operator for the county and was on duty when the incident occurred.

He had previously served as the agency's police chief for 15 years, as a jailer with the Thomas County Sheriff's Office, and as a corrections officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections. He is survived by his wife, four sons, and two brothers.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge B10

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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