Chief Jimmy Butts
Wadley Police Department
22 N. Main St.
Wadley, GA 30401
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Police Officer Lawrence Thomas Forrest
Wadley (GA) Police Department
End of Watch: January 23, 2017
Police Officer Lawrence Thomas Forrest was killed in a vehicle crash while driving to a mandated police certification training. Officer Forrest is the third law enforcement officer to be killed in a vehicle crash in 2017 and the first officer fatality for the state of Georgia.