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 had served with the Atlanta Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

motorcycle crash, routine driving

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Officer Shepherd,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy. And to your Family And loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 14, 2024

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