Trooper Donward Francis Langston

Trooper Donward Francis Langston

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, July 26, 1983

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Donward Francis Langston

Trooper Langston was killed when his patrol car struck a bridge abutment during a vehicle pursuit on GA-1 near Cedartown.

Trooper Langston was a U.S Air Force veteran and had served with the Georgia State Patrol for 13 years. He was assigned to Post 29 in Cedartown, Georgia. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 162
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Trooper Langston,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Air Force. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 26, 2023

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