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Ga. Chief Collapses at Domestic Call

April 10, 2013  | 

Photo via Barwick PD.
Photo via Barwick PD.

A south Georgia police chief suffered a fatal heart attack, after responding to a domestic call on Tuesday.

Barwick Police Chief Anthony Barfield Sr., 47, had difficulty breathing while on duty. He died at Archbold Memorial Hospital.

Chief Barfield was appointed to police chief in 2009 and had served 20 years in law enforcement, reports WALB. He was the agency's lone officer.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Police Chiefs, Medical Calls, Small-Town Agencies


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larry @ 4/11/2013 7:04 PM

May you finally rest in peace after serving as a warrior for twenty years. May the Lord watch over your family as well as your brothers and sisters in blue too. Rest in peace

Arby @ 4/12/2013 6:04 AM

Your family and friends are in the prayers of your fellow sheepdogs in Albany, GA.

slang @ 4/12/2013 6:50 AM

Thank you for your years of service. My you rest in peace. God's blessings for your family in this time of loss.

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