Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski

Cobb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Jonathan Randall Koleski

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Koleski and Deputy Sheriff Marshall Ervin were shot and killed while serving a felony theft warrant at 2474 Hampton Glen Court in Marietta shortly before 8:00 pm.

They were taking the subject into custody when another subject inside the home confronted them with a firearm. Both deputies gave commands for the man to drop the firearm before an exchange of shots. Both deputies suffered fatal wounds. The wanted subject and the shooter both barricaded themselves in the home but were both taken into custody later in the night.

Deputy Sheriff Koleski was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Cobb County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 07072
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

ambush, warrant

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Koleski. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Cobb County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 23, 2022

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