Police Officer Colvin Terrance Georges, Sr.

Police Officer Colvin Terrance Georges, Sr.

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch Saturday, September 29, 2012

Colvin Terrance Georges, Sr.

Police Officer Colvin Georges succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four months earlier while making contact with a group of men who were loitering near a car wash in the Contant area of St. Thomas.

Officer Georges and his partner were patrolling the area as the result of a shooting the previous night. As the officers approached, one of the men in the group opened fire on them. Both officers were able to return fire, killing one subject and wounding another.

During the shootout Officer Georges suffered a serious gunshot wound which paralyzed him from the neck down. He was flown to a hospital in Miami, Florida, where he remained in critical condition until succumbing to his wounds.

Officer Georges had served with the United States Virgin Islands Police Department for two years. He is survived by two children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 26, 2012
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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