Family members, friends and colleagues of Clayton Police rookie and Lassiter graduate Sean Callahan paid tribute at his funeral.
Family members and friends of Officer Sean Callahan peered over his open casket as they took their last glimpse of him. Some gently touched his chest, hair and face, and others kissed his forehead before a Clayton County Police honor guard closed the casket and draped an American flag over it. The former swimmer at Cobb's Lassiter High School was remembered at his funeral Friday as a loving son and brother, a generous friend and "a noble officer." Callahan, 24, was shot twice in the head on Monday responding to a domestic dispute and died early Tuesday morning. He was first Clayton officer ever killed in the line of duty, and dozens of his colleagues, along with several hundred law enforcement officers from around Georgia, turned out to …
UPDATED: A law enforcement motorcade will arrive at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church via Lower Roswell Road mid-Friday morning.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Updated, 8:30 a.m. Friday: A large motorcade of law enforcement vehicles will be traveling through East Cobb this morning, delaying traffic on several major roads. The motorcade will be departing Turner Field in downtown Atlanta, traveling north on Interstate 75 and exiting eastbound on Delk Road around 9:20 a.m., according to Cobb County Government. The motorcade will also impact nearby traffic on Terrell Mill Road as it travels eastbound on Lower Roswell Road, turning northbound on Woodlawn Road and into the parking lot at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church around 9:45 a.m. Delays of around 15 minutes are expected along the route. The funeral begins at 11 a.m., and Woodlawn Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic and serve as a parking area …