Sergeant Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Sergeant Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, June 7, 1965

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Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Sergeant Pressley Humphrey succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on May 21st, 1964, while responding to a shots fired call at a residence.

As he and his partner approached the home the occupant exited and opened fire, wounding Sergeant Humphrey. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the wounds on June 7th, 1965.

The original call was later determined to be a prank call. The man who shot Sergeant Humphrey was charged with manslaughter.

Sergeant Humphrey had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for 12 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, May 21, 1965
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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