In Memoriam

We hope to help memorialize those officers who, in any agency in DeKab, made the ultimate sacrifice in the course of their duty.  Please take a moment to review what made each of these officers special. 

 

 

Police Officer Ivorie G. Klusmann
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Saturday, August 10, 2013
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Police Officer Robert S. Wilson
Doraville Police Department
EOW: Monday, November 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault 

Police Officer Elgin L. Daniel
Retired DeKalb County Police Department
Henry County Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, November 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Police Officer Eric Cecil Barker, Sr.
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Police Officer Ricky L. Bryant, Jr.
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Police Officer Francis Manuel Ortega

Pine Lake Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, August 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Police Officer Ann Marie Guinta
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Saturday, July 20, 2002
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Sheriff-elect Derwin Brown
Retired DeKalb County Police Department
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Saturday, December 16, 2000
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Investigator Hugo Fernando Arango

Doraville Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, May 13, 2000
Cause of Death: Gunfire 

Police Officer Jarvis Darren Crumley
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, December 29, 1998
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Police Officer I Ricardo J. Torres
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, September 13, 1998
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Sergeant John Edward Holbrook
Clarkston Police Department, GA
EOW: Friday, February 25, 1994
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Officer Richard Lee Teague
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Monday, November 23, 1992
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Officer Wade C. Barrett, Jr.
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, April 7, 1991
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Officer Wyndall T. Davis
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Thursday, December 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Officer Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Saturday, June 28, 1980
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Officer Robert Keith Hawkins
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Thursday, February 7, 1980
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Officer Thomas Stanhope Atkisson
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, December 14, 1976
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Officer Larry Eugene Quinn
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, February 4, 1973
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Officer Donald Lee Mitchell
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, July 2, 1972
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Officer William David Corn
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, February 1, 1972
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Officer Charles Richard Norred
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, September 8, 1971
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Detective Guy Fedrick Jones
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, June 5, 1968
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Officer Johnny Farrell Puckett, Sr.
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Saturday, July 16, 1966
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Officer James Lonnie Mize
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Saturday, February 6, 1954
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lieutenant James Charles Nix
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1952
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Officer Wilford Eugene Johnson
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1952
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Officer Charles Willis Wright
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, December 22, 1948
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Officer Edwin Cecil Garrison
DeKalb County Police Department
EOW: Friday, September 20, 1946
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Officer Charles Linton Phillips
DeKalb County Police Department, GA
EOW: Friday, October 7, 1932
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Police Officer Henry E. Rainey
Doraville Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, May 2, 1963
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

(The information was obtained through the Officer Down Memorial Page.  If you see anything needing to be corrected, please send us an email.)