Sergeant Gordon William Best

Sergeant Gordon William Best

North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, January 1, 2021

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Gordon William Best

Sergeant Gordon Best was killed in a vehicle crash at 3809 Hwy 17 S near 39th Avenue S while responding to a call at about 4:00 am.

His patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole during a period of rain.

Sergeant Best had served with the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety for seven years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

The Waccamaw River Swamp Bridge at The Chris Anderson Boat Landing was renamed Sergeant Gordon William Best Memorial Bridge.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 178

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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In Honor And Respect, Sergeant Gordon Best... Sir, Thank You For Your Dedicated Service To Law Enforcement... May Blessings And Peace Be With Your Family... Rest In Eternal Peace, Sergeant Gordon Best...

Gail Mercado

January 1, 2022

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