Special Officer Gideon Littleton Mathis

Special Officer Gideon Littleton Mathis

Sandersville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, December 23, 1904

Gideon Littleton Mathis

Special Officer Mathis was shot and killed on Jernigan Street by a man he was attempting to arrest for his refusal to submit to compulsory vaccination. The suspect was captured by a posse one mile north of town and lodged in the county jail. He was tried and acquitted.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in Peace, Special Officer Mathis. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 3, 2012

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