Major Cecil Spencer Guerry

Major Cecil Spencer Guerry

Georgetown Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, March 9, 1994

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Cecil Spencer Guerry

Major Cecil Guerry succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while making a traffic stop.

The suspect was arrested approximately two hours after the shooting. He was convicted of murder, sentenced to death, and subsequently executed on March 19th, 2004.

His grandfather, Constable W. Calhoun Guerry, had been stabbed to death in the line of duty on May 27th, 1947, while serving with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.

Major Guerry had served with the Georgetown Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, March 7, 1994
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 2004

traffic stop

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Maj. Deputy Chief Guerry,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Georgetown. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 9, 2024

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