Georgia Line of Duty Deaths

Recently Fallen

Between 1791 and 2018, ODMP.org records that 772 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in the state of Georgia. RecentĀ  line of duty deaths are documented here.

Spencer Allen Englett

Spencer Allen Englett

Deputy Sheriff Spencer Englett suffered a traumatic medical event while participating in a training exercise at the Basic Police Officer Training Program at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Jasper, Georgia. He collapsed during the exercise and was...

Joshua Bryan “LJ” Ryer, Jr.

Joshua Bryan “LJ” Ryer, Jr.

End of Watch Tuesday, January 29, 2019Glascock County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Deputy Sheriff LJ Ryer was killed in a vehicle crash while en route to the Regional Youth Detention Center in Washington, Georgia to pick up an inmate. His patrol car collided with another...