Officer Dessie Kea

Officer Dessie Kea

Vidalia Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, March 17, 1966

Dessie Kea

Officer Kea was shot and killed by a suspect who was hiding under a house. The suspect opened fire on Officer Kea with a .22 caliber rifle as he walked around the house into the back yard.

Officer Kea had served in law enforcement for over 20 years. He had previously served with the Toombs County Sheriff's Department. He was survived by his wife, daughter, son, grandson, and three siblings.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Officer Kea. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 3, 2012

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