Officer Jimmy Lee Bland

Officer Jimmy Lee Bland

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, September 26, 1966

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.

Bio

  • 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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