Recently Fallen Hero


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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13 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Thank you for your family’s sacrifice as you kept watch over us when your tour of duty ended it. Thank you for choosing to take care of us, knowing what your personal price could be every day you put your uniform on and it makes me so hurt that yesterday was the day. My condolences and thank you to your family and friends.

  2. Very sorry for the loss of Deputy Sheriff Sheldon Gordon Whiteman. We offer our prayers to comfort both family and friends, and may Deputy Sheriff Whiteman Rest In Peace.

  3. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Uniform of Deputy Sheriff Sheldon Whiteman. His Service, Devotion, and Sacrifice will always be remembered and appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Deputy Whiteman. You are Home.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheldon Whiteman at this tragic time. May the Lord bless you all with a peace that passes beyond all understanding. Know that he served to protect others. May He Rest in Peace!

  5. Our sincere and deepest condolences to the dept and family members. Our hearts go out to you. Stay strong in faith , ask the Lord to guide you. This new journey has rough waters, keep family strong and tight. On behalf of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3 24 2019 and Fam. El Paso Tx.
    We Salute You Sir and Thankyou for your service. R.I.P. Amen..💙💙🦋🌠

  6. Rest my Brother in Blue. While no words can take away the pain that your Family and Blue Family feels, we stand with them.

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