pop up description layer
ODO!
Home Page View Tribute Wall Search & Read Fallen Hero Stories Member Section Contact Us Make A Donation Our Policies Valued Links
Jul. 06, 2022 8:02 AM
Visitors: 4,424,518
Home
Year - 2022
Hero Search
View Wall
Song Tribute
9/11 Fallen
COVID-19
Contact Us
Donate
Members
Register
Policy
Mail List
Patches
Links
Notables
Enter Hero's Last Name
American Police Hall of Fame

Ciano/2009
Carthron/2005
Reister/2008
Curtis/2010
Grun/1987
Fallen Heroes
Fallen Project
Click any option . . .
Detailed Search
States List
Stats
State Map Search
Most Recent
Notables
Add a Fallen Hero
9/11
COVID-19
New Hero Search James Virgil Griner
- Aug. 30, 1951 -
(7137)

Pass your cursor over pic to see larger version! Click pic for full version!

Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: GA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 30, 1951
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male
Agency
Dept: Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office
GA   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Sheriff
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: GA   USA   Thu. Aug. 30, 1951
Summary: Sheriff Griner and Jailer John Smith were shot and killed after they stopped a vehicle to search for whiskey. The suspect opened fire on both men, killing Jailer Smith and mortally wounding Sheriff Griner. The sheriff was transported to an Atlanta hospital where he succumbed to his wounds four days later.

After hiding in a south Georgia swamp for three weeks, the suspect surrendered to a Georgia state trooper. On April 23, 1952, he was convicted of two counts of murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison April 3, 1959.p

Source: Website      Click
More from Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office
Add A Tribute Last Updated: May. 29, 2019 Add to Favorites




Krueger/1952

Williams/1873

Sheehan/1886

Grimes/1878

Jerlecki/1951

Marshall/1889

Hansen/1950

Poull Jr./1888

DeLeon Jr./2005
Branham/2013
Dosier/1999
Jones/2005
McDonald/2001
Marano/2009
Barone/1992
Pimentel/2014
Nagle/2018
Roberts/2009
Home Page View Tribute Wall Search & Read Fallen Hero Stories Member Section Contact Us Make A Donation Our Policies Valued Links
Visitors Today - 77(1074)
this entire site copyright© 1999 ----> 2022    Contact Us West Palm Beach, FL 33462
MemberID: 1336465(N)   Logged In: N   IP: 3.238.24.209