Police Officer Joseph Emmanuel Davis

Police Officer Joseph Emmanuel Davis

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, June 7, 1989

Joseph Emmanuel Davis

Officer Davis was shot and killed with his own weapon after chasing a robbery suspect into a wooded area near Martin Luther King Jr Drive. When he was found his weapon was missing.

The suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.

Officer Davis had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

Most Recent Reflection

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My love its another year the pain is still there. I miss you so much I wish you were here with me and I need you more than ever. There is never a day that goes by that I don't think of you. twenty nine years ago today my life changed forever and it has never been the same. It hurts so so much Joe it hurts real bad. I will continue being strong as you would want me to be till we meet again. I love you forever!

Mrs. Evelyn Davis MPH RN

June 7, 2018

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