Planting trees in memory of fallen officers

Published 3:42 pm Monday, November 6, 2017

Earlier this week, officers from the Dalton Police Department planted trees in honor of the fallen officers Jody Smith and Nick Smarr on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University where Smith was employed at the time of his and Smarr’s deaths

Members of Nick Smarr’s a family are shown with the tree planted in Smarr’s memory at GSW by officers with the Dalton Police Department. Also shown is Mark Scott, far left, rear, chief of the Americus Police Department where Smarr was working when he was killed in December 2016.

in December 2016. The trailer arrived bearing the names of the 10 officers in Georgia who were killed in

Members of Jody Smith’s family are shown with the officers from Dalton Police Department, and representatives of GSW Public Safety and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office with the tree planted in Smith’s memory.

the line of duty in 2016.