Sheriff Robert Daniel Rodgers

Sheriff Robert Daniel Rodgers

Wilcox County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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Robert Daniel Rodgers

Sheriff Robert Rodgers was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic call at 4:09 p.m.

He was traveling on Highway 233 when his patrol vehicle left the roadway near Matthews Road. He struck a tree, and the impact overturned his vehicle on the driver's side. Sheriff Rodgers died at the scene.

Sheriff Rodgers was elected Sheriff in 2016 and was serving his second term with the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office. He had previously served with the Crips County Sheriff's Department for four years and the Twiggs County Sheriff's Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, son, four brothers, and a granddaughter.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Wilcox 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

domestic, emergency response, single vehicle crash


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I read so many people calling you a friend giving little stories of how you helped them. The Lord has a place at his table the Department will handle all else. Prayers for the family.


September 11, 2023

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