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Major Greg Barney
Riverdale (GA) Police Department
Major Barney was shot and killed while assisting the Clayton County (GA) Police Department execute a no-knock drug warrant on a house. Major Barney was working the exterior of the house when the suspect exited through the rear. The suspect shot Major Barney and was then shot by Clayton County Police Officers. Major Barney was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Major Barney is the eighth officer to have been shot and killed in 2016 and the first officer fatality from the state of Georgia.