Sergeant John F. Connor, Sr.

Sergeant John F. Connor, Sr.

Cochran Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, January 22, 1972

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John F. Connor, Sr.

Sergeant John Connor was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress.

Sergeant Connor had served with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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I first met officer Conner two nights before he was murdered at Middle Ga. College.I was a college guard and he and Cochran Police Officer Charles Cranford went to the store and got a couple items for me.I was glad to meet Officer Conner,a great man and very thoughtful.
I was so glad to learn that the killer animal got what he deserved that Saturday night as officer Cranford returned gunfire and shot and killed the murdering thug instantly.No trial for that thug.I only wish that Officer Cranford would've emptied his gun into the killer.R.I.P. Officer Conner,a HERO.

Al Dube

August 15, 2016

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