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The Colquitt Police Chief Tragically Killed in Severe Motor Vehicle Accident

August 30, 2021

MILLER COUNTY, GEORGIA - A news report published on states that Bainbridge Public Safety has announced the tragic death of Colquitt Chief of Police Kenny Kirkland.*

Chief Kirkland tragically passed away due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.  

Bainbridge Public Safety reported on its Facebook page that Chief Kirkland was reported missing earlier that day, and several law enforcement agencies were searching for Chief Kirkland.  Bainbridge Public Safety officials also reported that Chief Kirkland's motor vehicle was found wrecked.

The City of Colquitt also posted a message honoring Chief Kirkland on the city's Facebook page.  The message stated that Chief Kirkland was with law enforcement for 30-years and worked for the city for nearly 20 of those years.  Chief Kirkland served the department as a Patrol Officer, Training Officer, Investigator, Interim Chief of Police, Arson Investigator, and as Chief of Police for the City of Colquitt since May 2020. 

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