Police Officer Nicholas Ryan SmarrRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Americus Police Department, Georgia
End of Watch: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Tour: 1 year
Police Officer Nicholas Smarr and Public Safety Officer Jody Smith, of the Georgia Southwestern State University Department of Public Safety, were shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence incident at a local apartment complex at South Lee Street and Country Club Drive, near the Georgia Southwestern State University.
Officer Smith, who was nearby, also responded to backup Officer Smarr at approximately 9:40 am. As they arrived at the scene they encountered an armed subject who opened fire on them. Both officers were transported to a nearby hospital where Officer Smarr died. Officer Smith was flown to a hospital in Macon where he died the following day.
The suspect fled the scene but was found deceased the following day following a SWAT raid of a residence.
Officer Smarr had served with the Americus Police Department for one year.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.