Chief of Police Troy McDilda

Chief of Police Troy McDilda

Lyons Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, December 23, 1941

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Troy McDilda

Chief McDilda was shot and killed as he and two officers raided a home where moonshine was being sold illegally. The home's owner came out of room and shot Chief McDilda in the chest with a 12-gauge shotgun and point-blank range. As the suspect attempted to reload his single-barrel shotgun one of other officers shot and killed him.

Chief McDilda had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace, Chief McDilda. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 1, 2012

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