Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Line Of Duty This Week To Be Laid To Rest

Representatives from nearly every law enforcement unit in Georgia are  expected to go to Cordele on Monday to honor the death of Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyee Michael Browne.

Deputy Browne was shot during a traffic stop on Wednesday morning on Highway 280 west. The 26-year-old deputy was rushed to Crisp Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“Browne’s end of watch of protection over Crisp County was a testament to his unwavering commitment, extraordinary dedication, and stellar service to the community,” his obituary read.

Browne’s wake will be held on Sunday and will be attended by close friends, family, and members of the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office. 

The funeral will be held on July 10 at Crisp County Middle School Auditorium at the corner of South Pecan St. and East 24th Ave.

As reported by Fox 5 Atlanta, “Browne was a native of Tampa, Florida. He grew up learning to play trumpet and French horn. He was an avid soccer player and dog lover. He was also a member of the Army National Guard Service.”

“Memorial contributions can be made to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office at 196 Georgia Highway 300 South in Cordele,” the outlet added. “Online condolences for the family can be left at the Hughes & Wright Funeral Home website.”

D & B Staff

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