Officer Jimmy Lee Bland

Officer Jimmy Lee Bland

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, September 26, 1966

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Jimmy Lee Bland

Officer Jimmy Bland was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver. The suspect served a 15 year prison sentence and was released in 1981.

Officer Bland had served with the Savannah Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Released after serving sentence

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