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Public Safety Officer Jody Smith
Georgia Southwestern State University Department of Public Safety
Public Safety Officer Jody Smith was shot when he and another officer responded to a domestic disturbance call on December 7, 2016. Officer Smith was transported to an area hospital in critical condition after the shooting and succumbed to his injuries on December 8, 2016. Officer Smith is the 64th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2016 and the eighth officer fatality for the state of Georgia.