Deputy Sheriff Sheldon Gordon Whiteman
Long County (GA) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: January 23, 2020
Deputy Sheriff Sheldon Whiteman was killed in a single-vehicle crash while assisting in a vehicle pursuit of a reckless driver. Deputy Whiteman’s patrol vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees. Deputy Whiteman is the 5th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Georgia in 2020.
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