Fallen Moultrie police officer to be honored in Washington, D.C. - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Fallen Moultrie police officer to be honored in Washington, D.C.

A photograph of Julian "Jack" Palmer on his police motorcycle in Tallahassee. (Source: WALB) A photograph of Julian "Jack" Palmer on his police motorcycle in Tallahassee. (Source: WALB)
Last month, Palmer's name was dedicated on Colquitt County's fallen first responder memorial. (Source: WALB) Last month, Palmer's name was dedicated on Colquitt County's fallen first responder memorial. (Source: WALB)
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

A Moultrie police officer who died in the line of duty decades ago will soon be honored nationally.

Officer Julian Reed Palmer died in 1934 after a wreck during a high-speed chase caused his gun to go off, killing him.

His name will be dedicated in May to be included in the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington D.C.

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That ceremony will happen during National Police Week.

Last month, Palmer's name was dedicated on Colquitt County's fallen first responder memorial.

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