Recently Fallen Hero

Investigator Cecil Ridley

Richmond County (GA) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: November 19, 2019

Investigator Cecil Ridley was shot and killed after an altercation with a suspect at a convenience store. Investigator Ridley was on routine patrol when he encountered the suspect and was shot. The suspect was shot and wounded in the incident. Investigator Ridley is the 42nd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the 6th officer fatality from the state of Georgia in 2019.


Sheriff Richard Roundtree
Richmond County Sheriff’s Office
400 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901

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16 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. RIP my friend, you have made the ultimate sacrifice and given your life for your community. Although we never have met you are a brother officer. God be with your family during this time of grief.

  2. My Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, Friends, and Law Enforcement Family of Investigator Cecil Ridley. His Service and Sacrifice will always be remembered.

    Rest in God’s arms now, Investigator Ridley. You are home.

  3. End of watch for another hero protecting his community. RIP Deputy (Investigator) Ridley. Your sacrifice won’t be forgotten.

  4. So sad. I thank these special people who watch out for our wellbeing and get put in these dangerous situations for their dedication and bravery.
    God Bless the family & all those left behind. 🙏❤️

  5. No more worries Cecil……Cynthia would always say how she feared the worst to happen to you with the job you had being a dangerous one……but you were a very kind neighbor… we’ll never forget…….your time ended too soon…..but you have no more worries now…….RIP neighbor……you are missed very much……

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