Patrolman Anthony Edward Jenkins

Patrolman Anthony Edward Jenkins

Meigs Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, April 29, 1980

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Anthony Edward Jenkins

Patrolman Anthony Jenkins was shot and killed shortly before midnight just before the end of his shift. After being found Patrolman Jenkins was transported to Archibald Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds four hours later. Two suspects were arrested and charged with murder.

Patrolman Jenkins was still a trainee and was filling in on patrol because the agency was short-staffed. He had served with the Meigs Police Department for only two months.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Two charged with murder

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I went to high school with Tony and we worked together as bag boys in a local grocery store. I am so grateful that he is remembered here and his sacrifice is not forgotten.

Michael Stephenson
Thomas County Georgia Manager and friend

June 16, 2020

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