Police Officer Clois W. Lamb

Police Officer Clois W. Lamb

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, December 12, 1989

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Clois W. Lamb

Police Officer Clois Lamb was on duty inside of the police station when a suspect entered and opened fire, killing him and wounding a second officer.

The suspect fled on foot but was arrested by other officers several blocks away. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to life plus 20 years.

Officer Lamb had served with the Columbus Police Department for 3-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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I've just been thinking about aunt Evelyn lately. I know she misses you dearly, just as the rest of the family. I just wanted to say I love you all and Clois ( Sonny) Lamb will never be forgotten. R.I.P. MY HERO! We love you aunt Evelyn. From Kennett, Mo.

For uncle Lois (Sonny) Lamb.
R.I.P. ( return if possible)
Carol and family miss you dearly.

February 28, 2019

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