Police Officer Gregory Lavance Davis

Police Officer Gregory Lavance Davis

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, August 26, 1988

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Gregory Lavance Davis

Police Officer Gregory Davis was shot and killed when he stopped a man on a bicycle to question him about a series of nighttime burglaries in the area.

Unbeknownst to Officer Davis, the suspect was also the prime suspect in the murder of a woman three nights earlier. The man pulled out a handgun and exchanged shots with Officer Davis. Officer Davis shot and killed the suspect but was also shot in the chest and fatally wounded.

Officer Davis had served with the Atlanta Police Department for seven years.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

murder suspect, subject stop

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

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