Officer Sife Perdue

Officer Sife Perdue

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, January 5, 1994

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Sife Perdue

Officer Sife Perdue was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession.

He had stopped traffic at an intersection and after the last vehicle in the procession passed he began to pass the procession en route to the next intersection. As he began to pull away he struck the back of a truck that had stopped for the procession. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Officer Perdue was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the Columbus Police Department for seven years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

funeral escort

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This is to Karen, granddaughter to our brother in blue. Never think your grandfather will be forgotten. His life and service to his country will never be forgotten. His service both in the US Army and his law enforcement position shows the true character that he processed. God bless you and your family and be as proud of your grandfather as we are of him. Semper Fi from a Viet Nam Marine and California Highway Patrol officer.

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California Highway Patrol

January 4, 2020

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