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Officer Killed in the Line of Duty to Be Laid to Rest Friday

The middle Georgia police officer killed in the line of duty last weekend will be laid to rest Friday.

Alamo, Georgia Police Officer Dylan Harrison was shot and killed outside the Alamo Police Department around 1:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

He was 26-years-old and leaves behind a wife and six-month-old baby.

Ofc. Dylan Harrison

Harrison was a part-time Alamo Police Officer and was working his first shift with the department Friday night. He was also a full-time Oconee Drug Task Force Agent out of Eastman, Georgia. He had been in law enforcement since 2018.

Funeral services for Harrison will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 15, 2021, in the DuBose Porter Center, 560 Pinehill Rd, Dublin, Georgia. Rev. Dewayne Gibson, Rev. A.J. Wright and Rev. Keith Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in Dublin Memorial Gardens.

Read his obituary here.

43-year-old Damien Anthony Ferguson, AKA Luke Ferguson, was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. Ferguson has a lengthy criminal history and is a convicted felon, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. He served time in Coffee County Correctional Facility for Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Simple Battery, and Theft. In 2020, the Georgia Office of Insurance & Fire Safety sought warrants for his arrest in an Alamo arson.

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