Patrolman Randy Eugene Brown

Patrolman Randy Eugene Brown

Albany Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, June 10, 1979

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Randy Eugene Brown

Patrolman Brown succumbed to a gunshot wound received two days earlier when he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance shortly after midnight. He was survived by his parents, sister, and four brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, June 8, 1979
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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I always remember Randy's smile and the way he would say "If I tell you an ant can tote a bale of hay. You just tell me where you want it." The night he was shot we were on midnight shift. I remember walking out of muster together. We both caught a call on Beat two right away. He had a trainee and I was a single unit. The call turned out to be an egging of an old woman's house, not a burglary in progress. Dispatch called and asked if he could cut loose. He took the call on a man with a gun, possible armed robbery on East Broad Ave. I talked to the lady at the house and headed to back him up. Before I got there he had been shot. Life is short and never guaranteed. Love your people every moment, waste no time on anger or selfishness.

Peace Out Brother

Police Officer Jim Young
Albany Ga.

October 22, 2018

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