Deputy Sheriff Joshua Bryan "LJ" Ryer, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Joshua Bryan "LJ" Ryer, Jr.

Glascock County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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Joshua Bryan "LJ" Ryer, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff LJ Ryer was killed in a vehicle crash while en route to the Regional Youth Detention Center in Washington, Georgia to pick up an inmate.

His patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Andrew Drive and Georgia Route 47.

Deputy Ryer had served with the Glascock County Sheriff's Office for only five months.


  • Age 19
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge 603

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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To all the family and friends of Deputy Ryer, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort, hope, and peace to help you as you move through the days, months and years to come.

Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2019

May 20, 2019

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