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Ofcr. Shawn A. Smiley; Atlanta PD, GA; EOW: Saturday, 11-03-2012

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Police Officer Shawn A. Smiley
Atlanta Police Department

Georgia
End of Watch: Saturday, November 3, 2012

 

Biographical Information
Age: 40
Tour of Duty: 2 Years
Badge Number: 6635



Incident Details
Cause of Death: Aircraft Accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Weapon: Not Applicable
Suspect: Not Applicable


 


Police Officer Shawn Smiley and Police Officer Richard Halford were killed in a helicopter crash while assisting in the search for a missing 9-year-old boy at approximately 10:30 pm.


They were flying low over an area approximately four miles west of downtown when the helicopter suddenly crashed to the ground near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Hamilton E. Holmes Drive. The helicopter exploded after impacting the ground. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the NTSB and FAA.


The boy they were searching for was found safe a short time later.


Officer Smiley had served with the Atlanta Police Department for two years and had been assigned as a tactical flight officer in the Air Unit for one year.


He is survived by his wife and three children.


 


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Officer Kim Jones

Public Affairs Unit

Atlanta Police Department

226 Peachtree Street SW

Atlanta, GA 30303


Phone: (404) 546-7237


 


                                                                                    



This Information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.   


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Condolences to the Family, Department, and the Community he served, on their tragic loss.


Rest in Peace, Officer Smiley... You may now stand down.


 



 


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RIP Officer Smiley.


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Rest in Peace, Brother! My Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!



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Rest in Peace Officer Shawn A. Smiley, Thank You for your Service n Ultimate Sacrifice, Godspeed Warrior. Prayers go out to Family, Friends, Department and Community.


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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in peace Officer Smiley....   My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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Rest In Peace Brother !!

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My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Shawn Smiley as well as to the Atlanta Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Smiley, you are gone but will not be forgotten...


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 Rest in Peace Officer Smiley.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Ofcr. Shawn Smiley.  R.I.P.

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Rest in Peace Officer Smiley. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the Atlanta PD.

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Officer Smiley rest in peace. Your mission that night was admirable. The little boy was found safe. Thank you for all your sacrifices and service. You're in God's hands now. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the APD.

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Rest in Peace Brother! Prayers of strength and support to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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Rest In Peace, Brother.

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R.I.P. Officer Shawn Smiley.


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May this officer and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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Rest in pace, Officer Smiley. My condolences to your family and the Atlanta Police Department.

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God rest Officer Shawn A. Smiley.  Comfort and bless his family and friends.

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Rest in Peace Officer Shawn A Smiley

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Rest in peace.

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Rest in peace, Officer Smiley...heartfelt prayers to family, friends, and co-workers...


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Rest in Peace.

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Rest in Peace Oficer Smiley. May God be with your family and friends.

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Rest in Peace brother !

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Rest in Peace Officer Smiley 


 



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