Chief of Police Jack A. Samuels

Chief of Police Jack A. Samuels

Waynesboro Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, June 23, 1918

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Jack A. Samuels

Chief of Police Jack Samuels was shot and killed as he and other officers raided a blind tiger in search of illegal whiskey. A member of the raiding posse was also shot and critically wounded. The suspect, who opened fire fire from a chimney he was hiding in, was shot and killed.

Chief Samuels had served with the Waynesboro Police Department for six years.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice, and rest in peace knowing that you will always be remembered.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 23, 2020

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