Police Officer Robert L. Hylemon

Police Officer Robert L. Hylemon

Covington Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, September 4, 1976

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Robert L. Hylemon

Police Officer Robert Hylemon was killed in a vehicle crash as he and his partner pursued a drunk driver.

Officer Hylemon was a passenger in the patrol car when it crashed.

Patrolman Hylemon had served with the Covington Police Department for only seven months. He was survived by his wife, parents, and two sisters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

Impaired Driver, vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace always and please know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 4, 2020

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