Officer Gary Wayne Heath

Officer Gary Wayne Heath

Greenville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, June 14, 1994

Gary Wayne Heath

Officer Gary Heath was shot and killed at 4:00 am by a suspect.

The suspect later shot and killed Deputy Len J. Rowell, of the Pearl River County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi, and Lieutenant Coy Smith of the Alabama Public Service Commission. The suspect committed suicide after being surrounded by other officers after killing Lieutenant Smith.

Officer Heath had served with the agency for 10 months. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge 91

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

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