Lieutenant James Charles Nix

Lieutenant James Charles Nix

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1952

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James Charles Nix

Lieutenant James Nix and Officer Wilford Johnson were killed when a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver struck their patrol car.

The driver of the vehicle was sentenced to life in prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to life in prison

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This officer is my Uncle JC. I never got to meet him... He was my Daddy's younger brother.

Thank you for your service, Uncle JC. I'm proud to be your niece.

Cathy Nix Garrett

October 14, 2018

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