Police Officer Wyley Hart Shepherd, Sr.

Police Officer Wyley Hart Shepherd, Sr.

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, January 14, 1994

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Wyley Hart Shepherd, Sr.

Police Officer Wyley Shepherd died from injuries sustained 31 years earlier in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Campbellton Road and Pinehurst Drive when another car ran a stop sign.

He had remained in a coma from the time of the crash until the time of his death.

Officer Shepherd is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 20, 1963

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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 12, 2020

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