Command Sergeant Richard Arnold McMahan

Command Sergeant Richard Arnold McMahan

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Richard Arnold McMahan

Sergeant Rick McMahan suffered a fatal heart attack while running on a treadmill in the department gym at 510 E 10th Street.

He was participating in the department's wellness program in preparation for his annual physical fitness test.

Sergeant McMahan had served with the Columbus Police Department for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and four grandchildren.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 40 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Monday, September 27, 2021


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So sorry to read this. Sgt. McMahan you served your community for over 40 years! Bless you and your family. Rest In Peace Sir and THANK YOU

Karen Perrucci
sister of fallen LEO Gary D Pagano

November 16, 2022

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