Captain Stanley Curtis Elrod

Captain Stanley Curtis Elrod

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 3, 2020

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Stanley Curtis Elrod

Captain Stan Elrod was struck and killed by a drunk driver while jogging while on duty as part of his department's wellness program.

He was jogging along Hunt Road, between Booger Hill Road to Moons Grove Road in Madison County, when a vehicle crossed over the center line and struck him. The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, drunk driving, failing to maintain a lane, reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance, and having a firearm during a criminal offense.

Captain Elrod had served with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for 27 years. He had been recognized as the Game Warden of the Year in 1999. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with vehicular homicide

drunk driver, PT


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Rest in peace, brother. My condolences to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 30, 2020

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