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.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 178

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God"

We commit this Officer into the hands of our Lord. May the Officer's loved ones find peace in the life led, honor in their Officer's performance and choice of profession, and profound happiness upon being reunited in the future.

God Bless all who answer the Call.

Rusty Featherstone
Deputy Director (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI)

July 28, 2021

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