Officer Rank: Patrolman
Memorial Panel: 4-W: 2
Department: Clayton County, Georgia, P.D.
End of Watch: April 28, 1959
Years of Service: 10
Description: Patrolman Parker and Patrolman M. A. James wrecked their police car while pursuing a fleeing vehicle on Georgia Highway 42. Patrolman M. A. James, who was driving, received minor injuries to his head. Patrolman Parker was pinned in the police car which overturned and struck a pole. Patrolman Parker was admitted to the hospital for treatment and died two days later. The cause of the accident was attributed to mechanical failure of the police vehicle's front wheels.