Senior Police Officer Gail Denise Thomas

Senior Police Officer Gail Denise Thomas

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Gail Denise Thomas

Senior Police Officer Gail Thomas was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting other officers with a traffic incident on the exit ramp from southbound I-75 to northbound I-85.

She had just exited her vehicle when she was struck. The drunk driver was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, and reckless driving. He was convicted and sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Officer Thomas had served with the Atlanta Police Department for 15 years. She is survived by one child.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 16 years

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Gail we worked together in Zone 5 many years.. I will always remember your smile and kindness that you shown on a daily bases to me and others. You are missed and will never be forgotten ever.. God Bless your soul.

Sergeant Jason Combee
Atlanta Police Department

July 12, 2019

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